CartoDB is a web-based open source mapping platform. Using the 2014 NYPD Stop, Question, and Frisk dataset, this tutorial teaches the mapping basics in CartoDB by importing data, applying different visualizations, using filters, and creating data interactivity.
The tutorial bits from a workshop I led on using the command line while I was a GC Digital Fellow. Don’t be scared, give it a try!
I set out to provide a short review of several different aspects of the digital humanities from a non-digital humanist perspective, with the mindset or culture of DH being just the beginning.
Maps are extremely versatile tools for communicating ideas and information. Creating maps can be challenging, but this tutorial will introduce one tool that simplifies the process of making several types of maps in order to tell your stories.
Why you (yes, you) need to rethink your data backup. We all hate it, most of us don’t do it well enough, and when it’s too late we give up and cry. Don’t let that happen to you. Here’s how.