Tag: information technology

Fernand Braudel

A Data Minin’ Man

One of the first people who got me really excited about the prospect of being a professional historian was Fernand Braudel. This is a bit of a stretch. Like trying karaoke because you heard Aretha Franklin sing. But inspiration is inspiration, right? Besides composing his first book from a Nazi POW camp (!) Braudel leaned […]

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Podcasts: Please, Please Subscribe!

In elementary school, I participated in a program called Book It!® (and it’s still live! Sign up your kids!) Everyone in my class got a (totally badass) button with spots for stickers indicating how many books we’d finished reading, and for every completed button you earned 1 free personal pan pizza from the friendly folks […]