Wednesday, August 12, 2015

14-year-old Scholar Writes (and Rights) History

This! The Teen Who Exposed a Professor's Myth is a fascinating read and brings up all sorts of uncomfortable issues for traditional academics. But for new millennial academics, it's exhilarating! (Big thanks to Stephen Downes, who finds the best stuff out there and delivers it through the OLDaily!)
Now, Rebecca says she might continue along this same path, “exploring other areas where digitized newspaper evidence might supply new historical insights.” She thinks there “might still be some low-hanging fruit for researchers.”