In Spring 2016, 26 computationally inflected courses will be offered across The Graduate Center’s doctoral, master’s, and certificate programs. Topics covered in these courses range from data visualization to natural language processing to statistical analysis and provide hands-on opportunities for GC students to develop their digital research skills.
Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the futility of the scale of big data. Michael Mandiberg has written software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out thousands of volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them for print-on-demand. Read more.
Edited by Rasa Smite, Raitis Smits, and the Graduate Center’s Lev Manovich
The book includes papers selected from the Media Art Histories: Renew conference, selections from the Save As exhibition, as well as new texts. It also contains the catalog of the Data Drift exhibition of data art and data design (curated by Rasa Smite, Raitis Smits, Lev Manovich). Read more.
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Lisa Rhody will join The Graduate Center, CUNY on December 1, 2015 as Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives. Lisa will join the GC Digital Initiatives team, which is working to integrate digital tools, skills, and methods into the core teaching and research activities of the Graduate Center. Read more.