Above are pictures of my final digital project to date. Since I decided to focus on Fenway Park, I am using … Continue reading Update: Final Project
I chose to work with Miriam Posner’s tutorial on Palladio because I feel that since she commented on an earlier blog post of mine, we are obviously friends now. The tutorial was very helpful and easy to understand, especially because I could move back and forth from her tutorial and the actual site. At first, … Continue reading Palladio + Looking Ahead
In class, we used previously attained maps to overlay them on modern day maps using mapwarper.net. Here is my “rectified” map. I originally chose poorly for my map so I had to change mine around. I chose a map of Alabama from 1846 and then placed it on a modern day map of Alabama. It … Continue reading Let’s do the mapwarp again!
Here’s a link to OpenRefine if you want to check it out. Working on OpenRefine reminded me of working on Excel, only bigger. And more complex. And scarier. I was initially overwhelmed with the experience because I could not get the download to work on my computer. It might have been because I really don’t … Continue reading The Shortcomings of Data
Here is my Timeline. It is not very good because I kept changing it and getting frustrated because I have a mental block against technology I do not really understand right away. However, I played with the software and now feel a little better about it. I worked on this Timeline during class and it … Continue reading We’re talking about practice
I came to the meeting with my professor about my final project with not many concrete ideas in place. I had brought up the idea of doing something with national parks because that is something that I am interested in. However, as I was sitting and brainstorming, I realized how unoriginal that is- there are … Continue reading Final Project Proposal
Copyright laws in America are more complex and more important to the public than I honestly ever realized. I never knew that arguments to keep extending copyright privileges meant stymieing intellectual and artistic creativity. Or, on the other side of the argument, that people and their families should be able to capitalize off their work … Continue reading Finding the Balance