Map Style Challenges and Mysteries

Last Friday the CHI Fellows continued work on our Mapping Memory project, getting into the actual coding and design of our map. Because we are working in a large group, we identified the three main tasks (design, data entry, and time slider building) and subdivided...

Fishing for Fun in Building a Pitch Website

Over the past couple of weeks, the fellows in the CHI lab have been working through the process of taking an idea for a digital heritage project from vision, to vision document, and then to the creation of a pitch website. As part of the group developing an idea for...

Troubleshooting DH Projects

In discussing DH pedagogy, it feels inevitable that whatever project you’re working on will “break” – technically speaking – during the semester. Although some DH scholars have made compelling arguments about the utility of failure when employing DH tools in the...

Greetings, CHI Community!

Greetings, CHI Community! My name is Cara Jacob, I am a fifth-year PhD candidate in Cultural Anthropology, and I am incredibly excited to be a CHI Fellow for the very first time. In my research, I use a Feminist Political Ecology framework to understand and explain...