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Women in Programming (or the Lack Thereof)

When I first read Dave Winer’s blog post about the lack of women in programming, I braced myself. He suggests that women are not “very patient,” and that this explains why they are not very present in...

Emma Honour Mae... · August 22, 2013

Women in CS (and the Digital Humanities)

According to Dave Winer’s blog post on his website a few days ago, women are a minority in programming because they lack certain qualities – namely patience – that allow them to succeed in the profess...

Hannah Rose Abalos · August 21, 2013

On Digital Humanities and Surveillance

Over at my blog, I just posted a piece about the role digital humanists should play in discussions of government surveillance. Some key questions: Is there a chilling effect already in place? Are we a...

Mike Widner · August 20, 2013

Discovering Regions with ORBIS v2

A simple demonstration of the kind of higher-level analysis possible with the new cartograms and clustering in the v2 version of ORBIS. This is accomplished entirely within the browser (except for tu...

Elijah Meeks · August 19, 2013

ORBIS v2

Over the coming months, I'll be spending some time integrating new features, data, and base layers to ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Transportation Network of the Roman Empire. While ORBIS was tremen...

Elijah Meeks · August 17, 2013

DH Reading Group: "Macroanalysis"

Date/Time: Tuesday, 3 September 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:30pmLocation: Green Library - SSRC Our occasional DH-themed reading group will discuss former Stanford DHer Matt Jockers's new book "Macroanaly...

Glen Worthey · August 14, 2013