Author: Kyle Orland

Kristen Hackett is a PhD candidate in environmental psychology program and a GC Digital Fellow at The Graduate Center, CUNY. She is also a member of the executive committee of the Justice For All Coalition. Her scholarship and activism focus on housing and community development. Learn more at

Introduction to Jupyter Notebooks | Programming Historian

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When computation is an intrinsic part of your scholarship, how do you publish a scholarly argument in a way that makes the code as accessible and readable as the prose that accompanies it? In the humanities, the publication of scholarship primarily takes the form of written prose, in article or monograph form. While publishers are …

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Mike Bloomberg’s Meme Campaign Is Just the Beginning

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Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign #spon may be cringeworthy but it’s also only the beginning. “Hello Mr. Salad,” the Instagram message from presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg begins. “Can you post this meme to make me seem cool for the upcoming Democratic primary?” A screenshot of this message was posted on Instagram this week by KaleSalad, a …

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Yeshimabeit Milner on Big Data

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On the evening of March 4, Data and Society is hosting Yeshimabeit Milner, the Founder & Executive Director of Data for Black Lives, who will be discussing Big Data as more than a collection of technologies or a revolution in measurement and prediction; but rather as an ideological regime that determines how decisions are made, …

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Updates From the Digital Archive Research Collective (DARC)

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Greetings all! The Digital Archive Research Collective (DARC) Team has some exciting updates for you! First, DARC has planned a series of events and workshops for the GC community this semester. The series kicked off last week with a full house for Mary Rizzo’s talk, “The Social Backend: Community-Driven Digital Archives and Exhibits,” followed the …

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Welcome Back!

Greetings Digital GC, and welcome back! May your winter breaks have been cheerful, restful, and productive. As you transition back to your semesterly schedule, let us remind and update you about all the ways that GCDI is here to support you and your scholarship. Office Hours The GC Digital Fellows are resuming office hours this …

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2019-2020 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners Announced

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We are happy to announce our newest Provost Digital Innovation Grant winners for the 2019-2020 academic year! The Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants support digital projects designed, created, programmed, or administered by doctoral students at the CUNY Graduate Center. Since 2012, the grants have supported a range of inventive projects across the disciplines: an online, open-access, …

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