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How well do Google image results represent reality?

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:19:26 +0000

Much has been written about Sir Tim Hunt’s remarks at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul earlier this month. The debate has developed in a number of directions, including a discussion about the gender representation in images returned by Google’s image search, with a specific example being made of the male-dominated results when […]

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Digital Classicist seminar: dissertation special

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:50:31 +0000

Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2015 Friday June 26th at 16:30, in Room G31, Foster Court, Malet Place, WC1E 6BT The seminar this week features Digital Humanities / Digital Classics MA and MSc students from both UCL and KCL giving short presentations on their dissertation research. Two are on the MA/MSc […]

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The UCL Centre for Digital Humanities contributes to and holds a variety of events.

Recurring events include the UCLDH Seminar series. Our events are primarily advertised right here on this page, which is syndicated in an RSS feed, but also on our DH Blog, on Twitter, and via our mailing list

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Digital Linguists' Network: Wikis, languages and crowdsourcing

Start: May 8, 2013 5:15:00 PM
End: May 8, 2013 6:15:00 PM

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This first session of the Digital Linguists' Network (so called because it is at the intersection between digital humanities and languages) will be on wikis, languages and crowdsourcing and will focus on The Norwegian Wiki and Bridge to China.

Decoding Digital Humanities London

Start: May 8, 2013 6:00:00 PM

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This month's reading: Vinopal J and McCormick M (2013) Supporting Digital Scholarship in Research Libraries: Scalability and Sustainability.

"The area told as a story. An inquiry into the relationship between verbal and map-based expressions of geographical information"

Start: May 16, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: May 16, 2013 6:30:00 PM

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A talk by Oyvind Eide, Unit for Digital Documentation, University of Oslo.

Geographia, Chorographia, and the Prehistory of Modern Geography: Unravelling the Geographike Hyphegesis of Claudius Ptolemy 

Start: May 20, 2013 5:30:00 PM

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Dr Leif Isaksen, University of Southampton

Digital Excursion: Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

Start: May 23, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: May 23, 2013 7:00:00 PM

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The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) will be hosting this digital excursion, showing off how they use computing and mathematical analysis for mapping and understanding spatial systems. There will be short talks and workshops led by researchers in a variety of areas including the internet of things, networks, virtual cities and literary geographies, and demonstrations of CASA's exhibits "Pigeon Sim" (using an XBox Kinect to "fly around" a virtual London) and "The London Data Table" (showing realtime data feeds from all over the city). This will lead into an informal discussion over drinks, until the event closes.
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