Project Briefing Presentation by: Barbara Taranto Digital Program Director New York Public Library The New York Public Library recently launched its first foray into crowd sourcing metadata by exposing 40,000 image pages of turn of the century restaurant and cruise ship menus: “What’s On the Menu?” The goal of the project was to widely distribute…

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The 27th March is the Day of Digital Humanities. The Day of DH project is a collaborative publishing project for digital humanists around the world to document what they do. CAA2012 and sotonDH are asking delegates to blog from the conference as part of the day. You can register for the blog here: Create an…

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I am a Computer Scientist by trade but have a strong interest in connections of my trade to other parts of the academy, such as the Arts, Humanities, Science and Engineering. So, when I saw that there was an online workshop called Critical Code Studies, I decided to go in head first by requesting participation in…

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“What is/are (the) Digital Humanities?” by Elijah Meeks This morning I gave a presentation on the role of data visualization in DH work. The annotated slides can be found on Google Docs here.             “How and why study big cultural data” by Lev Manovich Presentation at Data Mining and Visualization for the Humanities symposium, NYU, March…

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A colleague drew my attention to Nicola Osborne’s liveblog of the very interesting event at the University of Edinburgh on 24 February 2012, Digital Scholarship: A Day of Ideas. It is wonderful to see that Edinburgh University, which, through EDINA and other activities, has made such important contributions to the growth of digital scholarship over…

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