We’ve been making some efforts in this direction at University of Alabama. I’d be happy to talk details and compare notes. [...]
The Ancient World Mapping Center is pleased to announce the rollout of a new application programming interface (API) that allows users to interact directly with the center’s database. The API can be found here and documentation related to the API can be found at the ‘API Documentation’ tab. The API allows the user access to all of the center’s [...] [...]
I’ve had the chance for some incredible learning opportunities lately, both formal and informal. Two conferences, the National Council for the Social Studies in Seattle and the Association of Educational Service Centers in Tampa, provided some great ideas and networking in a formal way.
But November was also a great month for informal learning through [...]
I’ve done a quick update to Portable GIS version 3, based on some user feedback (keep it coming). The new version (3.1) now contains QGIS Server, fully configured, and also the GDAL 1.9 libraries for Portable Python.
Head over to here to download the latest version, and check out the documentation included in the install [...]
In January, I posted a rant about my dislike of the marginalizing term “digital humanities.” The post has recently been included in a collection of French essays on … you guessed it, “humanités numériques” (digital humanities). The French translation by Marion Lamé and Pierre Mounier (available here) is more than accurate: its polished style seems to me an eloquent proof that thinking about technology can embody the best qualities of a traditional humanistic education. I think I prefer it to the English original.
Maybe this kind of subject always sounds better in French.
Çatalhöyük: Shrine of the Hunters from Artas Media on Vimeo. Last year during my presentation at the VIA conference I was asked the question “When will you be creating an animation?” and it was one of the main talking points during the 45 minute question and answer session that accompanied the end of my paper. No matter where the [...] [...]