The Kuzniki Project ...
Having said that, I recommend his further thoughts on"Historians and Technology." They are especially accessible to those of us who are more at ease with historical practice than technological innovation. Scroll past his initial remarks to his paper,"Engaging the User: The ‘Encyclopedia of Diderot and d'Alembert: Collaborative Translation Project' and New Scholarly Paradigms," which takes Dena Goodman's Project at the University of Michigan as a model for future work in history. The Encyclopedia's authors believed that one could encompass human knowledge in a single massive enterprise and that additions to that knowledge might take the form of appendages to it. Much of what we do does follow that form. Much of what we do doesn't conform very readily to it. Even so, Kuzniki is an able twenty-first century advocate of the Enlightenment's vision.
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