Regarding the readings from A Companion to Digital Humanities, both articles focused on the transitions the Humanities went through to eventually emerging from its chrysalis as the Digital Humanities. A History of Humanities Computing by Susan Hockey also addresses the question of where the Digital Humanities belong and how does it fit in with information and technology. It’s interesting how everyone was a bit timid to using the computer with the humanities and how it slowed down evolution of the area.
Overall, the Digital Humanities has had to make its own place in the arts and sciences and paved paths into many different fields and its applications continue to grow and offer more uses to convey knowledge. And with the invention on the internet, the new applications seem infinite. It will be interesting to see how everything changes within the next decade and what it will mean for academics, media, and networking.