Visualizations and Challenges

In his piece Theibault remarks that the “key dimensions of a visualization are the density and the transparency of its information.” This particular insight has long plagued/guided what I think about visualizations. While this is not, as Theibault, a new problem vexing historians, there are new ways of alleviating it. In the past I have […]

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Mapping places and things

As someone who thinks visually, I really enjoyed the using these tools and the concomitant challenges they threw up. They reemphasized some of issues about my data sets that I have long known, as well as outlining potentially creative means to overcome these limitations. First about my data set: as a series of numbers and […]

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Thinking Digital…

Having dabbled in digital projects, I have often wondered about audience engagement. In specific, how a project might actively engage with different kinds of users whilst also being able to generate new audiences. As I think about a new project, I cannot help but go back to an old idea I had. But before I […]

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