Profile in Fast Company

September 10, 2012
Profile in Fast Company

I’ve been meaning to post a link to a profile article that Adam Bluestein wrote on my digital humanities work in Fast Company. I’ve had a variety of experiences being interviewed, but this has been one of the most positive ones: I had a truly enjoyable extended chat with Adam and he managed to...

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CiteLab Lyrics Project Work Session

April 4, 2012
CiteLab Lyrics Project Work Session

The McGill CiteLab is a newly formed group – we’re starting small, with Andrew Piper and Mark Algee-Hewitt. As a forthcoming post will explain in more detail, we’re inspired by groups like the Stanford Literary Lab, though our own interests go beyond literary texts to include a wide range of cultural artifacts (though still...

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Day of DH Blogging Tweeting

March 29, 2012
Day of DH Blogging Tweeting

For DayOfDH 2012 I stitched together some things using Storify.

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Voyant Workshop at DH2012 in Hamburg

February 3, 2012
Voyant Workshop at DH2012 in Hamburg

  Introduction to Distant Reading Techniques with Voyant Tools, Multilingual Edition You have a collection of digital texts, now what? This workshop provides a gentle introduction to text analysis in the digital humanities using Voyant Tools, a collection of free web-based tools that can handle larger collections of texts, be they digitized novels, online news...

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Introducing Voyant RezoViz

November 29, 2011
Introducing Voyant RezoViz

Geoffrey Rockwell and I are delighted to welcome the newest member of the Voyant Tools family: RezoViz, a network visualization interface. RezoViz is actually an adaptation of the Halfviz example from the arbor.js library by Christian Swinehart. There is a dizzying number of graphing libraries out there, but we wanted to work with one...

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The (Nearly) Immediate Gratification of Playing with Geospatial Data

November 15, 2011
The (Nearly) Immediate Gratification of Playing with Geospatial Data

Makers and Coders McGill (MC²) is one of the new Digital Humanities initiatives that we’ve started this year. It’s a complement to the the Digital Humanities Reading Group, which is best thought of as a book club (or more accurately article and blog club) for DH enthusiasts and the DH-curious (a term that has...

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