Digitalization Brings Us Closer to Nature

At the conference Digital Humanities in the Nordic countries at Gothenburg University, environmental historian Dolly Jørgensen argued that the way humans perceive nature is altered by digital technology, and that the humanities can help us understand our new mediated landscapes:

Dolly Jørgensen suggests that the human epoch can only be understood by including the digital. Instead of thinking what we can do with the digital we have to think what the humanities can offer to the digital. How we see nature, how we know what nature is and the augmenting of nature.

Read more about Dolly Jørgensen’s research here.