This digest comes a bit late, because in the interim I have been going through a mild project management crisis. Now that the crisis is past, I see the experience as the perfect opportunity for a post. I mentioned in my last post that the nature of our project—and thus our team—is changing. Development has…. More.
Check out my previous posts for context: On Community Listening 1 On Community Listening 2 On Community Listening 3 THIS article published in the LA Times today (2/28) is about the researchers I’m working with on Community Listening, the wolves they study, and global climate change. Lots of great stuff here, including this quote from…. More.
So this is a git network graph. Specifically, it is the network graph for Ivanhoe from c. 20 February to 1 March. The blue line is our Develop branch and the various branches are features, projects, etc. The first little pink dot is my first branch. While programming development is far from complete, I forked…. More.
Beyond Tools: The Shared Questions about Interpretation that Link Computer Science to the Humanities Thursday, March 6 at 10:00 am in Alderman Library, Room 421 The phrase “digital humanities” suggests an encounter with digital technology itself — which might seem to involve departments of computer science only insofar as they build tools for us to…. More.
Check out my previous posts, On Community Listening 1 and 2 for context. The visual aesthetic of the web environment is minimal because I want listeners to focus on the sounds that the interface holds and not on the overstimulation of visual content. Think Sol Lewitt. This is my favorite series by Mr. Lewitt. The…. More.
This week was full of excitement. Our Development Team continued working on getting Ivanhoe up and running; they will be presenting the working WP Theme to our Praxis team this Tuesday. The Design Team started thinking more about how we want the name, logo, font, and overall aesthetic to reflect our game. The name “Ivanhoe,”…. More.
This is not a transcript of a brief panel talk I gave for the UVa Graduate English Student Association Career Panel. It’s based on what I hope to say, but I’m actually writing this before the event so it (and its links) can be available beforehand. About me I’ve been interested in two things for…. More.
UVa grad students! Apply by March 10th for a unique, funded opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary group of your peers, learning digital humanities skills from the experts, and collaboratively designing and executing an innovative digital project. Each year, the Scholars’ Lab Praxis Program provides six UVa graduate students with hands-on experience in digital humanities collaboration and project creation.…. More.
The Scholars’ Lab is proud to announce that applications for our prestigious Graduate Fellowship in the Digital Humanities are being accepted for the 2014-2015 academic year. The fellowship supports ABD graduate students doing innovative work in the digital humanities at the University of Virginia. The Scholars’ Lab offers Grad Fellows advice and assistance with the creation…. More.
This week, Praxis has made some very exciting progress. Eliza, Scott, and Veronica continue to work on our WordPress Theme. As Veronica mentioned in her post, “Foreign Languages and Ivanhoe Progress,” the challenge the Development team faces this week is figuring out how to create links between moves which respond to other moves. For instance,…. More.
- Digital Humanities
- Experimental Humanities
- Geospatial and Temporal
- Grad Student Research
- Research and Development
- Visualization and Data Mining
- (Digest #4) On managing projects, not people
- On Community Listening: 4
- On Stemmatics
- DH Speaker Series: Ted Underwood
- On Community Listening: 3
- (Digest #3) Project mutability: shifting identities and changing roles
- Software Development for the MA Humanities Student
- Apply for Praxis 2014-2015!
- Call for Graduate Fellowship in the Digital Humanities
- Praxis Weekly Digest #2