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Upcoming Workshop (3/23): Citizen Cartography @NYPL + Map Warper

Citizen Cartography @NYPL: Map Warper Workshop at The Graduate Center GC Digital Initiatives and CUNY DHI invite you to attend a special workshop in collaboration with the New York Public Library, hosted at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Join us: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Room C203, The Graduate Center, CUNY […]

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At the Edge of the Network: A Talk with Nicole Starosielski

“At the Edge of the Network: Undersea Cables and Deep Infrastructure” Nicole Starosielski Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University Steinhardt March 8th, 6:30-8:30pm The Skylight Room, The Graduate Center Free and open to the public Over 99% of transoceanic data traffic is carried across the oceans by undersea cables—these technologies […]

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Print Wikipedia

Print Wikipedia 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 […]

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Book Release. Data Drift: Archiving Media and Data Art in the 21st Century

Book Release: Data Drift: Archiving Media and Data Art in the 21st Century Edited by Rasa Smite, Raitis Smits, and the Graduate Center’s Lev Manovich Malraux’s imaginary museum has become a reality of our digital age. Everyday, a massive amount of new visual, textual, and transactional data is added to this vast archive. How do we decide […]

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Recent Workshops by the Digital Fellows

The Graduate Center’s Digital Fellows offer workshops on a variety of digital tools and methods of interest to the Graduate Center’s academic community.  Recent workshops have offered introductions to the Python programming language, text analysis using Mallet, creating a digital identity with WordPress, the MySQL database server, and web scraping data from online social media. […]

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GCDI launches the GC’s Python Users Group

GCDI launches the Graduate Center’s Python Users Group (PUG).  Python is a high-level scripting language useful for a wide variety of tasks, ranging from dynamic web pages to natural language processing and data visualization.  It is especially well suited to rapid application development and has a large number of libraries to quickly implement many kinds […]

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Micki Kaufman Receives Prestigious Award for ‘Quantifying Kissinger’ Project

Ph.D. Candidate Micki Kaufman Receives Prestigious Award for ‘Quantifying Kissinger’ Project Ph.D. candidate Micki Kaufman (History), a former GC Digital Fellow, was recently awarded the Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen Young Scholar Prize from the Association for Computers and the Humanities.   The prize will help fund Kaufman’s project, “Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me: […]

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DHBox Wins Second Consecutive Start-Up Grant

DHBox Wins Second Consecutive Start-Up Grant GC Digital Initiatives have been awarded a highly competitive National Endowment for the Humanities grant for a project that originated in the Digital Praxis Seminar, a course focused on introducing Graduate Center students to digital scholarship. The winning project, DH Box, seeks to create a simple toolbox that can […]

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