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London

Just before spring break I went to London (great timing, I know).  While I was there I took a lot of pictures and made a webpage with which to display them.  I used JavaScript and some basic HTML/CSS to build the page, these are not necessarily the DH Methods we have been looking at, I […]

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NES Instruction Manuals

For experimental use of OCR software and text encoding I have decided to switch from attempting to pull out text from comic books (which has proven difficult), and to pull from databases of video game instruction manuals, specifically NES.  There is still a lot of cleanup to do, but the issues are far less taxing […]

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Uncle Scrooge Experiment Session 2

As far as data sets go, Comichron.com has a detailed table presenting data on Uncle Scrooge comics distributed from 1960 to 1998.  This table can be found here: http://www.comichron.com/titlespotlights/unclescrooge.html I cut and pasted into data wrangler.  The issue I found was that the amount of information seemed to overload the application.  a table sprang up only […]

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Uncle Scrooge Experiment Session 1

Uncle Scrooge Corpus Project Session 1 So my first attempt at text extraction was to take a very old Uncle Scrooge comic book, and use the OCR tools in Adobe Acrobat X. I am not completely unfamiliar with this process, as I had to use this software at a former job. I have experience with […]

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Goals:

Interested in exploring the following tools/methods: Hoping to get more familiar with practical API use Interested in how the internet landscape can be utilized with changes from HTML4 to HTML5/CSS3 in terms of Humanities content curation Learning to use GitHub in a more professional fashion My personal interest, as far as my research goes, deals […]

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