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Sketching with Python and Plotly

Sketching with Python and Plotly

I’m currently trying to make some progress with my ‘seams and edges’ paper for ALIAOnline 2015 and naturally ended up writing some code (what me procrastinate?). I was wondering about ways of exploring the ‘representativeness’ of an aggregation like Trove — what’s there and what’s not — so started noodling around with the Trove API. The […]

Life on the outside: Collections, contexts, and the wild, wild web

Keynote presented at the Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for the Digital Humanities, 20 September 2014, Tsukuba. The full set of slides is available on SlideShare. Cross-published on Medium.   This is Tatsuzo Nakata. In 1913 he was living on Thursday Island in the Torres Strait, just off the northern tip of Australia. From […]

An addition to the family

What’s the collective noun for a group of Twitter bots? Inspiration is failing me at the moment, so let’s just say that the Trove bot family recently welcomed a new member — @TroveBot. @TroveBot is a sibling of @TroveNewsBot, who’s been tweeting away since June last year. But while @TroveNewsBot draws his inspiration from 120+ million […]

8 months on

This has been a rather lean year on the blogging front. So as 2013 nears its end, I thought I should at least try to list a few recent talks and experiments. Things changed a bit this year. No more am I the freelance troublemaker, coding in lonely seclusion, contemplating the mysteries of cashflow. Reader, […]