Category: Guides, Tutorials, Reviews


Feminist Data Manifest-No

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The Manifest-No is a declaration of commitments for feminist data studies. It refuses harmful data regimes and commits to new data futures. It was crafted by attendees of a “Feminist Data Studies Workshop” hosted by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) at the University of Michigan and organized by Marika Cifor and …

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How to apply machine learning and deep learning methods to audio analysis

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While much of the writing and literature on deep learning concerns computer vision and natural language processing (NLP), audio analysis — a field that includes automatic speech recognition (ASR), digital signal processing, and music classification, tagging, and generation — is a growing subdomain of deep learning applications. Some of the most popular and widespread machine learning systems, …

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Introducción a la línea de comandos en Bash | Programming Historian

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Muchas de las lecciones en The Programming Historian en español requieren que introduzcas órdenes a través de una Interfaz de línea de comandos. La manera habitual en la que los usuarios de computadoras interactúan actualmente con sus sistemas es a través de la Interfaz Gráfica de Usuario, o GUI (siglas de Graphical User Inteface). Esto …

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A Legible Digital Archive: Displaying and Sorting Content on Your Omeka Site

GC Digital Fellow Stefano Morello provides a helpful and succinct overview of Omeka, a widely used content management platform. Reflecting on his recent “Introduction to Omeka” workshop held at the GC, Stefano asks and answers questions relating to designing exhibits, organizing content, and using Omeka plugins. A very helpful primer for all looking to get …

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Quickstart Guide to R Package Building

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Want to make your research more reproducible? Try housing it within an R package! While R packages are typically used to house broadly applicable functions for defined use-cases, they offer a lot for researchers looking to make their project-specific code and data more accessible and organized. Building an R package may sound daunting. However, it’s …

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Zotero: It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s … Citation Management Software!

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Zotero is a piece of software intended to help you manage citations. That might not sound like much, but in practice it’s a portable, pluggable, online and on-your-computer tool that can keep track of all your research. It will collect information about your reading while you research. It can even function as a place to …

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Analyzing preprints: The challenges of working with SHARE metadata

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As can be seen from a series of recent publications, there is great interest surrounding preprints—scholarly manuscripts that are published ahead of peer review. And while these studies show a rise in the number of documents posted on preprint servers, they fail to offer a clear picture on how the growing number of preprint servers are …

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