Biblical Find & Replace

UPDATE: I have been wanting to experiment with Shiny for awhile, so I used this silly experiment as an opportunity to teach myself the basics. There’s now a barebones Shiny...

Teaching Humanistic Data Analysis

The talk below was delivered on 2 May 2019 as part of Gale’s Digital Humanities Day at the British Library. An open-access volume of the day’s talks is supposed...

Why You (A Humanist) Should Care About Optical Character Recognition

Yesterday David Smith and I announced the release of “A Research Agenda for Historical and Multilingual Optical Character Recognition,” a report funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation...

Graduate Workshop: Searching and Applying for Fellowships

The following are notes prepared for a Fellowship workshop I led at Northeastern University in November 2018. Workshop Description This workshop will help students prepare applications for external research...

Workshop: Building a Website with Jekyll and GitHub Pages

Workshop Description Recently “flat HTML” website platforms have been getting lots of buzz: they load quickly, don’t have the overhead of database-driven platforms like WordPress, and are more aligned...