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The Library as Data: An overview

Wednesday, 16 October, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

The Library as Data: An overview Anne Alexander (CDH Learning), Huw Jones (Library Digital Humanities Coordinator, CDH Lab) What happens to knowledge when libraries become collections of digital data as well as collections of physical books and manuscripts? This session introduces a conceptual toolkit for understanding the...

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CANCELLED: Game Design Workshop

Monday, 2 December, 2019 - 09:30 to 17:30

Game Design Workshop This event has been cancelled because of strike action This two-day intensive workshop introduces the practice of game design. It will explore the different ways that digital and analogue games are designed, particularly how you can design with intent to communicate a mood, theme or message...

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CDH Symposium: The Sustainable Scholarly Edition

Monday, 30 September, 2019 - 10:15 to Tuesday, 1 October, 2019 - 16:30

The scholarly edition is currently in a state of flux. Academics are increasingly focused on the advantages of the digital in their research projects, in terms of the subjects and methods of their research, but also in their outputs. Digital methods liberate research from the constraints of the printed page, and whilst...

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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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