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  • Feb 02, 2022
  • 3 minutes read

Interview Research

This interview research activity was an interesting way to gather data before the construction of the digital project. This research helped me to frame my thinking and made me think about who my primary audience is and who else may use this resource. The two audiences that I had initially identified were people that enjoyed […]

  • Feb 02, 2022
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Physical/Digital Exhibit Comparative Review

In this essay I have conducted a comparative review of Mount Vernon’s physical historic site and their online counterpart MountVernon.org. While this historic site is massive and offers various learning experiences, I have chosen to focus on their presentation of the home itself and the virtual tour that is offered on their webpage. In this […]

  • Feb 02, 2022
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Blog Reflection Post #1

This semester I am joining the folks over at Smithsonian Enterprises to work on building out their platform called EdX from February through June. The overall mission and purpose of the Smithsonian as a whole is “The increase and diffusion of knowledge.” The unit I will be interning for also has that overall mission as […]

  • Jan 01, 2022
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HIST 694 Introduction Post

Hello there! My name is Ashley Palazzo and I am a current graduate student at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. I am nearing the end of the history masters program and I am working towards my Masters in World History. I enjoy studying the Spanish Empire during the colonial period, particularly the Andean Region. […]

  • Nov 11, 2020
  • 6 minutes read

SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

For the digital project I have used the digital tool Omeka to create an online exhibit to display the digitized illustrations from Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala’s book El Primer Nueva Corónica Y Buen Gobierno. This digital exhibit will have the illustrations for a user to view along with transcriptions and a translation to English […]

  • Nov 11, 2020
  • 4 minutes read

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH CROWDSOURCED DIGITIZATION?

Crowdsourcing is a valuable tool in the digital humanities field and can bring together people interested in helping a particular cause. Crowdsourcing relies on the general public to gather information for a project using the services of a large number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the internet. There are two different tasks […]

  • Nov 11, 2020
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HOW TO READ A WIKIPEDIA ARTICLE

Wikipedia has been a topic of conversation in the history field for some time. I can remember going through the public school system being told that Wikipedia was not considered a ‘reliable’ source to use in any of our assignments. This experience is not unique to me alone, and has been a hotly debated topic […]

  • Nov 11, 2020
  • 5 minutes read

DIGITAL TOOLS (NETWORKS AND VISUALIZATION) COMPARE TOOLS

In this post I will be discussing and reflecting on three digital tools I used for networks and visualization. The three digital tools I explored during this module were Voyant Tools, Kepler.gl, and Palladio.  All three of these digital tools are meant to analyze and visualize data in various ways. Voyant Tools is a digital […]

  • Nov 11, 2020
  • 3 minutes read

DIGITAL TOOLS (NETWORKS AND VISUALIZATION) NETWORK ANALYSIS WITH PALLADIO

Palladio is a digital tool used for network graphs that uses data-driven tools for analyzing relationships across time. This project was developed through Stanford’s Humanities and Design. The project’s  goal was to understand how to design graphical interfaces based on humanistic inquiry. The project focused on the development of a general-purpose suite of visualization and […]

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