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Author Archives: Sameen Q.

GeoCommons

One of the geospatial tools I tried was GeoCommons. I really like the maps featured on GeoCommons because visualizing data can really add to your overall understanding of the information. For example everyone knows what a retail behemoth Wal-Mart is … Continue reading

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Visualization Tools: Many Eyes

After having tried some of the visualization tools on Bamboo DiRT, I found Many Eyes to be the most fun.  Many Eyes lets you visualize any data you enter into its system through graphs, charts, trees, etc. It’s similar to … Continue reading

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Franco Moretti: Graphs Maps Trees

Moretti’s Graphs Maps Trees opens the door to endless possibilities. I really enjoyed it because it discusses the very things I have always found to be missing in literary criticism. Although the field is largely based on close reading, why … Continue reading

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Chapter One

The most interesting part of chapter one of Debates in the Digital Humanities was reading the descriptions of what is and what is not included in the digital humanities, as Lisa Spiro puts it, “Members of the DH community have … Continue reading

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