I’m happy (and relieved…and nervous) to share a redesigned and realigned web site for the Scholars’ Lab! Realignment is an apt word for these changes, I think, because they were done in an effort to better showcase the work the Scholars’ Lab has been doing and the manner in which we do that work. The…. Continue reading “Realignment”.
As the fall term begins, we are delighted to welcome our 9 (!) SLab Fellows. Ranging across 5 disciplines from the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Our Graduate Fellows in the Digital Humanities and Praxis Program Fellows join a distinguished community of past fellows. Graduate Fellows in the Digital Humanities We are excited about the…. Continue reading “The Fellows are Coming! The Fellows are Coming!”.
All sessions are one hour and assume attendees have no previous experience using GIS. Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials with expert assistance. All sessions will be taught on Thursdays from 2PM to 3PM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free to attend and are open…. Continue reading “Fall 2014 Scholars’ Lab GIS Workshop Series”.
All sessions are one hour and assume attendees have no previous experience using GIS. Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials with expert assistance. All sessions will be taught by our GIS Specialist, Chris Gist, on Thursdays from 2:00-3:00 PM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free…. Continue reading “Announcing the Fall 2014 Scholars’ Lab GIS Workshop Series”.
Cross-posted on my personal site This past year the Scholars’ Lab has implemented many performance upgrades and bug fixes for Prism. The most recent upgrade is particularly exciting: users can now deploy their own personal Prism installations to Heroku with the click of a button. Well – it will take the click of a button and a few…. Continue reading “Prism News – Heroku and LLC”.
Today we’re happy to announce Neatline 2.3! This release includes a couple of nifty new features and, under the hood, a pretty big stack of bug fixes, performance tweaks, and improvements to the development workflow. The coolest new feature in 2.3 is a simple little addition that we’ve gotten a number of requests for in…. Continue reading “Neatline 2.3”.
Today, the Scholars’ Lab is pleased to make a few modest contributions toward the broadening of a conversation we opened last fall, in a summit for digital humanities software developers called Speaking in Code. The summit, generously funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and UVa Library, brought together 32 advanced developers working on…. Continue reading “Announcing the #Codespeak Kit!”.
Are you a UVA graduate student or upper-level undergraduate in the humanities? Interested working in our new Makerspace? The Scholars’ Lab in Alderman Library is opening a new Makerspace in Fall 2014. It will allow user experimentation with 3D modeling and printing, physical computing (e.g. Arduino, wearables) and more. We are seeking part-time student assistants…. Continue reading “Come Work With Us in Our New Makerspace”.
We are thrilled to announce our partnership with 9 new graduate fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year! Joining an illustrious community of past recipients of Scholars’ Lab Fellowships, the new cohort hail from 5 disciplines in the humanities and social sciences at the University of Virginia. James Ambuske, Jennifer Foy , and Emily Senefeld join us as…. Continue reading “Welcoming our new Scholars’ Lab Fellows!”.
We are thrilled to announce two new additions to the Scholars’ Lab team. Scott Bailey will join our R&D group later this month and Ammon Shepherd will join us in July, both in the roles of Digital Humanities Software Developer. Ammon Shepherd joins us from the fabulous Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media…. Continue reading “Welcoming Ammon Shepherd and Scott Bailey”.
- Troubleshooting Acceptance Testing in RSpec and Capybara
- Playing with toast: Our first Ivanhoe game
- Podcast: Kari Kraus on Humanistic Design
- Steps Taken
- On Not Knowing What I’m Doing
- Rules and Flexibility: Learning from Games for Ivanhoe
- Come explore the Makerspace!
- Minard + Napoleon + Neatline
- Bonjour! Je m’appelle Julia.
- What. The. Junk.