Arthuriana, Studies on Early Medieval History & Legend

Arthuriana, Studies on Early Medieval History & Legend Welcome to Arthuriana. This is the personal academic website of Dr Thomas Green, which I have maintained since 1998. I am currently engaged in research at the University of Oxford; my principal research interests lie in the history, archaeology, place-names and literature of early medieval Britain. I have published … Continue reading Arthuriana, Studies on Early Medieval History & Legend

WW I in Photos

WW I in Photos As countries caught up in the war sent soldiers to the front lines, they also built support behind the lines and at home, with women taking many roles. As villages became battlefields, refugees were scattered across Europe.

Quiet BASIC

BASIC on the Web... Back in the day (80's & 90's) every computer came with the BASIC programming language. Nothing like what we have today but I had fun with it. I just found this on the web so anyone with a nostalgia for BASIC can play with it again.  So if you can't waste … Continue reading Quiet BASIC

TED Talk | William Noel | Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes….

How do you read a two-thousand-year-old manuscript that has been erased, cut up, written on and painted over? With a powerful particle accelerator, of course! Ancient books curator William Noel tells the fascinating story behind the Archimedes palimpsest, a Byzantine prayer book containing previously-unknown original writings from ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes and others. http://goo.gl/ISx0Bi

Distractions distractions

Amusing ourselves to death | Very scary and oh so true..... Neil Postman’s book Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

The Culture That Gave Birth to the Personal Computer

The Culture That Gave Birth to the Personal Computer The idea of a personal computer, one that ordinary individuals could own and operate and keep in their homes, was envisioned in 1945 by Vannevar Bush. After building his Differential Analyzer at MIT and helping to create the military-industrial-academic triangle, he wrote an essay for the July 1945 … Continue reading The Culture That Gave Birth to the Personal Computer

Google Cultural Institute

Google Cultural Institute, pictures and commentary from museums, historic sites etc.....http://goo.gl/LehgD Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces.

Computer History Museum

This Old Computer..... Spend a day at the Computer History Museum. Find out why computer history is 2000 years old. Learn about computer history’s game-changers in our multimedia exhibitions. Play a game of Pong or Spacewar!

Some links…..

Here's a couple of misc links for your browsing pleasure..... trAce Archive | Ten years of writing on, about, and via the internet, collected together in a single searchable resource..... http://www.dejavu.org/ | emulates ancient web browsers....

Cybersociology Magazine

Cybersociology Magazine | Cybersociology Magazine was launched on 10 October 1997 as a forum for the cross-disciplinary academic discussion of life online. It ran for approximately two years, until 01 September 1999, and seven web based issues were published......