Designing Infographics for the “Legacies of Catalogue Descriptions” Project

Since the end of January, I’ve been working part-time for James Baker and Rossitza Atanassova, joining the end of the project titled “Legacies of Catalogue Descriptions and Curatorial Voice: Opportunities for Digital Scholarship.”  The project has researched ways in which computational methods could shed light on how historical points of view were transmitted over time through … Continue reading Designing Infographics for the “Legacies of Catalogue Descriptions” Project

What Counts as Culture? Part I: Sentiment Analysis of The Times Music Reviews, 1950-2009

Introduction Alongside my PhD, I’ve been working part-time for the Centre for Data, Culture & Society, collaborating with Dave O’Brien, Orian Brook, and Mark Taylor on a project called “What counts as culture?”  The technical side of the project began by selecting articles from The Times Digital Archive using defoe, a tool built to analyze … Continue reading What Counts as Culture? Part I: Sentiment Analysis of The Times Music Reviews, 1950-2009

Reflections on my first PhD Publication at the Second Workshop on Gender Bias in Natural Language Processing

The homepage of the virtual COLING 2020, where the Second Workshop on Gender Bias in Natural Language Processing was held. This winter (December 2020), I published a new research methodology for Natural Language Processing (NLP) researchers to consider, which I refer to as a bias-aware methodology. Earlier in the year, a couple months into my PhD research … Continue reading Reflections on my first PhD Publication at the Second Workshop on Gender Bias in Natural Language Processing

Visualizing Peace: PA-X Timelines and Map

This is the third post in a series of blogs about data visualizations of PA-X, a database of peace agreements created by the Political Settlements Research Programme at the University of Edinburgh.  This blog was originally published on the PA-X Visualization project website. The PA-X data visualizations are LIVE! Visit Visualizing Peace to view peace … Continue reading Visualizing Peace: PA-X Timelines and Map

PA-X Timeline: a Data Visualization for the Peace Agreements Database

This summer the University of Edinburgh’s Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP) hired me to visualize their database of peace agreements, PA-X.  Similar to many organizations with large amounts of data (such as Google, the World Health Organization, and the Library of Congress), PSRP recognizes the value of data visualization in research as twofold: visualization facilitates … Continue reading PA-X Timeline: a Data Visualization for the Peace Agreements Database

Thinking Symbiotically for Sustainability

This post was originally published for a Biodesign project at the University of Edinburgh that's exploring the relationship between the biology of trees and the architecture of cities. The Macro Symbiosis Project provides a systemic solution [1] for sustainable urban lifestyles, taking biological, ecological, social and cognitive systems into account.  As climate change exposes the … Continue reading Thinking Symbiotically for Sustainability