Public Talk: Part of Digital Newspaper Month, in conjunction with Victoria University of Wellington and the National Library of New Zealand Date: 3 May 2018, 17:30 (5:30pm)
A Windows-Python programme for categorising and visualising newspaper pages based on topic, word count and source. Based upon code built at the Software Sustainability Institute’s 2017 Collaboration Workshop with the support of Geraint Palmer and Vince Knight (Cardiff University).
A OS-agnostic tool for converting the Turnbull Names Database (EAC-CPF XML) into edges and nodes for creating social network diagrams.
A Windows tool for calculating the distance between two dates (inclusive and exclusive) between 1 January 1155 and the present day, according to English reckoning.
A Windows tool for cutting, pasting, and quoting PDFs.
Paper: Coffee & a Byte at the National Library of New Zealand Date: 17 April 2018
Paper: Workshop on Digital Humanities Tools, Macquarie University Centre for Media History. Date: 6 April 2018
Over the weekend, I announced my intention of developing an educational video game that explored the economic systems of the 18th-century Atlantic World, including the transatlantic slave trade. By and large the response was positive, with several colleagues expressing an interest in the development of a game that was committed to a high degree of […]
It is with great pleasure that today I officially announce the launch of the Scissors-and-Paste-O-Meter, a free, online tool for tracking reprints and textual reappearances in 19th-century British newspaper material. The service allows visitors to browse or search through two of the most commonly used British newspaper repositories, the Times Digital Archive and the British Library’s […]
The theme of DH2017 was Access. The papers that were given, and the discussions they engendered, were wide-ranging, encompassing open access publication, diversity within the digital humanities community, and access to funding and materials by researchers in developing countries as well as their ability to provide international access to their research. As I moved from panel […]