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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Critical Engagements with Race, Memory, and the Built Environment: A Primer for Digital Humanities

Written on September 29, 2015 at 8:04 pm, by

Critical Engagements with Race, Memory, and the Built Environment: A Primer for the Digital Humanities   October 14, 2015 3:00-4:00 pm 90 Snell Library Reception to follow at the Digital Scholarship Commons Angel David Nieves, Ph.D. Associate Professor & Co-Director, Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi) Hamilton College, Clinton, NY   Despite the narrative that has long been  Continue Reading »

Debate Data Reveals It’s Still the Trump Show

Written on September 23, 2015 at 8:54 pm, by

Check out the Lazer Lab’s article on Politico about what the data on the GOP debate last week has to say about who talked the most and what the candidates actually said.

Event Alert – Data-ism: Where it Shines, Where it Stumbles

Written on September 14, 2015 at 11:35 pm, by

Steve Lohr, New York Times Sponsored by NULab and the Network Science Institute Network Science Institute 177 Huntington Ave. – 11th Floor    (mention at the entrance that you are there for the Lohr talk at the Netsci Institute) Boston MA 02115 12-1pm, pizza will be served TITLE: Data-ism: Where it Shines, Where it Stumbles  Continue Reading »

DH Open Office Hours

Written on September 9, 2015 at 2:43 pm, by

DH Open Office Hours will kick off for the semester at 1-2 pm on September 16 in the Digital Scholarship Commons, Snell Library, second floor. All those interested in DH are welcome to come share projects and ideas, and to learn more about DH at Northeastern. For discussion questions and information, please the the DH  Continue Reading »

Nick Beauchamp Shows How To Make Speeches Better

Written on September 8, 2015 at 7:46 pm, by

Check out this article at Pacific Standard about Professor Nick Beauchamp’s paper at this year’s Political Science Association Conference, where he uses text analysis, machine learning, and participants recruited through Northeastern’s Volunteer Science platform to automatically craft progressively more persuasive text. In this paper, Beauchamp, a NULab core faculty member, tests this by creating increasingly  Continue Reading »

The Leading Edge of Data Design

Written on September 2, 2015 at 2:09 pm, by

Check out the Northeastern Magazine story featuring Northeastern’s Data Design program. The story covers many aspects of the program and also features the work of program head and NULab core faculty member, Assistant Professor Dietmar Offenhuber.