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centerNet is an international network of digital humanities centers formed for cooperative and collaborative action to benefit digital humanities and allied fields in general, and centers as humanities cyberinfrastructure in particular. Anchored by its new publication DHCommons, centerNet enables individual DH Centers to network internationally — sharing and building on projects, tools, staff, and expertise. Through initiatives such as Day(s) of DH and Resources for Starting and Sustaining DH Centers, centerNet provides a virtual DH center for isolated DH projects and platform for educating the broader scholarly community about Digital Humanities.

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Posted Friday, April 24, 2015 - 14:00 by Media Arts + Pr...
A day-long event will bring together seminal figures of the cyberpunk movement, including Rudy Rucker, Pat Cadigan and Bruce Sterling along with figures from the worlds of film, music, technology, architecture and cultural theory, to discuss the cultural moment cyberpunk incited. The afternoon will be devoted to “Cyberpunk 2.0”: small-group world-building and storytelling sessions in which USC...
Posted Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:20 by The Lewis and R...
As part of the Seeding Digital Scholarship event today at McMaster, Dale Askey and I will be talking about our experiences developing and teaching HUMAN 2DH3, McMaster’s first Intro to Digital Humanities course. Here are the materials we’ll be referencing: HUMAN 2DH3 Weekly Assignments Folder And here is our short presentation: Modular Digital Scholarship // for Seeding Digital...
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 23:40 by New Zealand Ele...
To mark Anzac Day and the centenary of the 1915 Gallipoli landings, the Library has created a digital collection of World War I material. The material, which is publicly available, includes the Victoria University Archive’s Honour Roll, which lists the names of then current students and former students who were killed during World War I. The collection also includes archival...
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 14:41 by MIT Center for ...
I came on with Aspiration back in January as the Community Leadership Strategist, to merge the work I've been doing in the humanitarian and disaster response space with Aspiration's practices and team. It's been a *blast* so far, and continues to be. Most of the work I've done in the last 5 years has been about what social justice looks like when we're doing response, with a focus on...
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 14:26 by Maryland Instit...
Please join us at MITH on April 30th between 11-12 for a conversation with Katrin Weller about some of the methodological challenges around studying Twitter. Weller is a postdoctoral researcher at GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany. At GESIS she is working in the field of Computational Social Science, focusing of ways to make use of social media data for social...
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 13:49 by MIT Center for ...
This is a liveblog of a talk by Mushon Zer-Aviv on April 23, 2015 at the MIT Center for Civic Media. This is not a perfect transcript but are notes collaboratively taken by Yu Wang, Dalia Othman, Erhardt Graeff, and Catherine D'Ignazio. Mushon Zer-Aviv introduces himself as interested in disinformation and ambiguity. He is teaching at Shenkar College and is working with Public...
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 13:38 by Linguistic Data...
Not-for-profit and government organizations can now create a custom data collection from among LDC’s 2013 releases. The 2013 Data Pack allows users to license eight corpora published in 2013 for a flat rate of US$3500. Organizations acquire perpetual rights to the corpora licensed through the pack. The Data Pack is not a membership, and organizations must request all eight data sets at the...
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 13:15 by Scholar's Lab
Confession: time management has always been a challenge for me. I’m easily distractable, and I’m exceptionally bad at attempting to do more than one thing at a time. When multiple “fires” get lit I lose most of my productivity on task switching and to overwhelm. I’ve tried several time management apps for computer and phone. Yet, I always end up spending too much time fiddling with the app to...
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:17 by Rhizome
Described by its creator as a "frog simulator," Beautiful Frog by Porpentine is actually a text-only interactive fiction build on the Twine platform that allows players to guide a frog through its froggy life. Each turn marks the passage of a year in its life; black serifed text describes its various froggy experiences and milestones, while green text allows the player to make basic...
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 10:53 by Scholar's Lab
Democratizing the Digital Humanities: The American Yawp as Case Study After a year-long collaboration, over 350 historians have produced a beta edition of The American Yawp, a free and online, collaboratively built, open American history textbook designed for college-level history courses. This talk will explore the creation and dissemination of this project, the landscape of...

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