Final Project: My Rome Studies Exhibition

The idea for my final project came to me after learning about Tropy and Omeka and using them to capture metadata and build exhibits. We had to create an exhibition using photographs of items we found in our kitchens. And I liked those digital tools so much that I thought about using them to develop… Continue reading Final Project: My Rome Studies Exhibition

Last Thoughts

“Digital humanities is an interdisciplinary academic field that encompasses the application of digital technologies and tools to the analysis, interpretation, dissemination, and advancement of traditional humanities disciplines.” When I started this course, I vaguely knew what Digital Humanities was. After researching about this field, I managed to come up with a definition, but I have… Continue reading Last Thoughts

Virtual Reality & History

Virtual reality seems to be one of the last frontiers of digital humanities. A digital reconstruction of the past is an exciting prospect, and I see the enormous benefits VR can bring to studying history. After reading about fascinating history projects, visiting VR sites, and even playing an interactive game, I better understand why VR… Continue reading Virtual Reality & History

To Podcast or Not to Podcast?

It is hard to set time aside for old-fashioned reading in these busy times we live in today. However, after discovering audible years ago, and more recently, podcasts, I’ve been able to satisfy that old hobby of mine. Moreover, “audio reading” allows me to do other things simultaneously, such as taking walks, driving, or doing… Continue reading To Podcast or Not to Podcast?

Networks/ Palladio

Network analysis software is another tool frequently used in the digital humanities. Visualization through networking is an effective way to present the connections and relations contained within big data to discover patterns and trends hidden in text files. Palladio is an example of network analysis tools. Palladio is a free browser-based tool for exploring relationships… Continue reading Networks/ Palladio