Author Archives: Christine

Weighing Accessibility vs. Sustainability

I think the concern of electronic sustainability is the greatest argument for maintaining print copies of history. Historical information preserved online brings with it the benefit of increased accessibility, but also the risk of loosing that history forever if a … Continue reading

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The Stark Reality of my Online Security

In reading about all the precautions that can be taken to secure one’s electronic devices and online accounts, I realize that I may have not taken all the extra steps necessary to ensure account security.  On my laptop, I have … Continue reading

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Ngram Viewer and The Proceedings of the Old Bailey

The Cold War was a period of great unrest at home and abroad, as fears and concerns of potential nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union dominated world news.  The United States and Great Britain allied themselves in … Continue reading

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Text Analysis of Final Project Prompt (Utilizing Many Eyes)

I decided to do a text analysis of the summary of our final project. The words that stand out the most to me are: “parks,” “project,” “skills,” “final,” and “time.” (Below the visualization is the final project prompt from the … Continue reading

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Challenger Disaster Presentation

The explosion of the space shuttle Challenger in January 1986 was an iconic moment in space history.   Americans across the nation were crowded around their TV sets, including millions of school children, to watch the lift-off carrying the first teacher in space. … Continue reading

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Christine’s Map

In approaching the map assignment, I created a map featuring places you would find me weekly in DC. I pinned items such as where I go to church, where I work, where I went to high school, and my favorite … Continue reading

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Ich bin ein Berliner!

President Kennedy made the statement “Ich bin ein Berliner,” “I am a Berliner,” in West Berlin almost two years after the Soviets erected the Berlin Wall.  When emphasizing the “ein” in this statement,  it means “I am a jelly donut.” … Continue reading

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Copyright Laws in an Online Setting

I examined the website historichwy49.com for any potential ethical or legal problems. According to the website: “Historichwy49.com was designed to preserve and share the heritage and rugged beauty of Hwy 49 and the Gold Country, one of California’s most precious … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit

I edited the Wikipedia page “Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan” in the “Aftermath” section.  I noticed they only spoke in-depth on the current status of one of the men shot that day.  I searched for more information on the other two, … Continue reading

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Thesis Topic

I had difficulty finding sufficient sources for question based on my Boston Tea Party topic that I posed in my last blog post, so I decided to ask a question based on one of my other topics: The Cuban Missile … Continue reading

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