Welcome to my new blog. My name is Amy Dyrbye, and I’m a Digital Humanist.
The Digital Humanities are a bridge discipline. We work within the traditional humanities using, and often building, digital tools and resources. As a recent Masters graduate, I’ve primarily worked on academic projects, doing things like building and maintaining MySQL databases, updating websites, developing sites’ features and user experience, and making sense of my predecessors’ uncommented PHP.
However, I’m done my degree, and it’s time to move on to the next stage. While I may be a so-called Digital Native, it takes work to be truly knowledgeable. I’ve started this blog as a push to keep myself learning, and to document my process.
Here’s to the future.