Guest Speaker

Stephanie Stillo spoke to our class yesterday primarily about recovering information in maps and other old pieces of writing that may have been lost due to ink fading over time.  This is obviously important for historians to learn about the past; by uncovering previously lost information, they can gain access to material never before seen …

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Two New Tools

Through the DH Tools for Beginners site, I found a tool called Timeline JS.  Because I have primarily been in charge of the timeline portion of our site thus far, exploring different timeline tools is very interesting to me.  This tool was developed by the knight lab at Northwestern University.  The site provides a template …

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Revised DH Definition and Design Jam Thoughts

Digital Humanities is the intersection of multiple humanities disciplines with science and technology. It requires a group of people, and the projects that result are collaborative in nature.  Unlike a paper or book, DH projects are always changing and are never finished.  You could work on a DH project for years and still not be …

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