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Hackathon

Monday, 8 July, 2019 - 00:00 to Friday, 12 July, 2019 - 00:00

minganalewis_palimsests.jpg Cambridge Digital Humanities, Cambridge University Library, and Queen Mary University are jointly running a Hackathon on 8 ⁠—1 2 July 2019. Teams of students from Prague and Cambridge will work together with developers to create prototype applications for the digital presentation of medieval...

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Who are the real people behind artificial intelligence?

Tuesday, 16 July, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:00

Who are the real people behind artificial intelligence? Supported by: Cambridge Digital Humanities, Cambridge Big Data, Alan Turing Institute Artificial intelligence surrounds us, some automation we’re aware of: assembly line workers replaced by machines, or drones delivering packages ordered online. Other automation is...

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Automating the Crowd: Workshop 2

Tuesday, 16 July, 2019 - 11:30 to 15:30

Automating the Crowd: Workshop 2 Supported by: Cambridge Digital Humanities, Cambridge Big Data, Alan Turing Institute Workshop organisers: Anne Alexander (CDH), Ann Borda (University of Melbourne), Siddharth Soni (Faculty of English, University of Cambridge), Kirstie Whitaker (Alan Turing Institute). This workshop will...

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Read more at: Telling Stories About Data: How Data Journalists Navigate the Battleground of Narrative and Numbers

Telling Stories About Data: How Data Journalists Navigate the Battleground of Narrative and Numbers

Tuesday, 4 June, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:30

Join us for a public lecture in conjunction with the first Cambridge Data School. Cambridge Data School Keynote: Paul Bradshaw Data journalism promises to offer a more factual, objective picture of the world, but to what extent can data journalists fulfill that promise? How can storytelling techniques be useful in engaging...

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Film-making for Beginners (Level 2)

Monday, 24 June, 2019 - 09:00 to Wednesday, 26 June, 2019 - 17:00

Film-making for Beginners (Level 2) Learn to think visually and to communicate using sound and film. Participants will be introduced to the language of film, shot types, camera movements, framing, basic rules of camera use, how to tell a story, and editing. Some prior knowledge of filming is required. Please see our...

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Machine Reading the Archive 2019 – end of programme workshop

Tuesday, 18 June, 2019 - 11:30 to 15:30

Machine Reading the Archive 2019 - end of programme workshop​ This public workshop will mark the end of the 2019 programme of Machine Reading the Archive, a digital methods development programme organised by Cambridge Digital Humanities with the support of the Isaac Newton Trust and the Researcher Development Fund. It will...

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Digital Mapping for Historians

Wednesday, 26 June, 2019 - 09:30 to 12:30

Digital Mapping for Historians This intensive workshop will provide an overview of a range of applications of digital mapping in historical research projects and introduce GIS tools and software. No prior knowledge is required. Participants will need to bring a laptop. Please register here .

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Social Media as Historical Source

Monday, 17 June, 2019 - 11:30 to 16:00

Social Media as Historical Source This advanced workshop is a collaboration between the ESRC project 'Secondary education and social change in the UK since 1945' (SESC), based in the History Faculty, and Cambridge Digital Humanities’ Learning Programme. It will explore the possibilities and challenges of using vernacular...

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Archival Photography: An Introduction

Wednesday, 12 June, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

Archival Photography: An Introduction This session focusses on providing photography skills for those undertaking archival research. Dr Oliver Dunn has experience spanning a decade filming documents for major academic research projects. He will go over practical approaches to finding and ordering materials in the archive...

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Sources to Data (Workshop)

Wednesday, 5 June, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

Sources to Data (Workshop) This workshop will examine database creation from historical documents. Extracting data from these can be hard work and involves quite unusual skill combinations. You may need to digitise and transcribe from primary sources, and then design and build a database from scratch with the information...

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