I’m happy to say that the most onerous part of the project is done. Ankit and I were able to go through the Zoobook new student data, all 12 class years worth, and clean it up so that we could input it into an ArcGIS map, which I was able to put together. I’ve reachedContinue reading Update On Zoobook Project
I was interested in looking at how Carleton has evolved in terms of its ability to draw students from outside Minnesota and the Midwest. I think that the size and diversity of a school’s draw region speaks to the influence, reputation, and goals of the school. I also think that the change over time inContinue reading Mapping Geographic Demographic Change at Carleton Through the Zoobook 1955-2015
We have spent our time recently on 3D modeling techniques and methodologies for use in Digital Humanities projects. These tools allow for previously impossible renditions of historical places and things, but they aren’t a universal cure-all; they aren’t inherently better or more effective than any other tool of historical analysis. However, the right kind ofContinue reading Meditations on 3D Modeling
Web-Mapping and GIS: This week’s assignment was an introduction to the world of Web-Mapping and Geographic Information Services (GIS). GIS platforms allow users to display, interact with, and curate spatially referenced data. GIS is an extremely powerful tool used in Business, Health & Human Services, Transportation Projects, Education, Academia, and more. It is also a usefulContinue reading Hacking The Humanities: Web Mapping 101
I’m excited to announce that I have just joined onto the Witness the Revolution Project, which seeks to help people learn about the ambiguous nature of history and the confusion surrounding what actually happened in the Boston Massacre through an interactive game. I’ll be providing more updates about the project, which we plan to play-testContinue reading New Project!