Week 4 – Visualizations, Maps, and Time

Information visualizations are used to make quantitative data legible. They are particularly useful for large amounts of information and for making patterns in the data legible in a condensed form. All information visualizations are metrics expressed as graphics. The implications … Read More

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Week 3 – Markup and Data

All content in digital formats can be characterized as structured or unstructured data. In actuality, all data is structured—even typing on a keyboard “structures” a text as an alphabetic file and links it to an ASCII keyboard and strokes. The … Read More

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Week 2 – Research and Communication

All digital projects have certain structural features in common. Some are built on “platforms” using software that has either been designed specifically from within the digital humanities community (eg Omeka, a possible platform you might use for your final projects), … Read More

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Using Hypothes.is to annotate the web

Throughout the course we will be annotating readings as a class.  We will be using web annotation tool http://hypothes.is. This brief video introduces the idea of web annotation and intended goals of Hypothes.is . Traditional annotations are marginalia, errata, and … Read More

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