Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Many Layers of Maps

Maps have generally served as navigation guides as well as markers for topography and borders, thus far, I have been content with the aforementioned purposes for maps (gerrymandering is a touchy subject for me so I will not indulge). As we … Continue reading

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Digital spaces for a digital generation

This week I had the chance to review Mark Tebeau’s Listening to the City: Oral History and Place in the Digital Era, Franco Moretti’s Graphs, Maps, Trees  and  Stephen Robinson’s Putting Harlem on the map. One of the major themes … Continue reading

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Thinking About Digital Spaces and Physical Spaces

It has been fun to think about what digital spaces are, what do they look like, and how are they created. As a person who is still learning about digital humanities and public humanities scholarship, Stephen Robertson’s “Putting Harlem on … Continue reading

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Digital Mapping: Format vs. Function

Maps used in the digital humanities are a unique tool in that they are not used for the original purpose of maps, (i.e. physical navigation), but in order to add a layer of visual interpretation to a set of data. … Continue reading

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