Tagging the Tower

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  • Community Wireless Networks Address Missed Connections: Expanded Notions of “Access” (Pt. 1)

    By on February 18, 2019

    Introduction to 2 Part Series: As of June 2017, about one quarter of the US population did not have access to broadband internet. This includes 16 million or 28% of rural residents, and 62 million or 23% of urban residents (1). Rates of connection vary widely by city; for...

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  • Create A Rich Multimedia Narrative with ESRI Story Maps

    By on February 12, 2019

    A few years ago when I was taking a class in advanced cartography, I was introduced to ESRI Story maps, a webapp that allows you to blend text, maps, 3D scenes, images, and videos in order to tell your story and engage your audience. While Story Maps were initially...

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  • What is GCDI? (Spring 2019 edition)

    By on February 11, 2019

    Note that this is an updated post from one originally written by Digital Fellow Jojo Karlin for the past spring 2018 semester here. Hand-drawn image above by Javier Otero Peña (Javodibujitos), and below by Jojo Karlin (“Jojo Doodles”). Dear Digital GC, This post aims to review information about the GC...

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  • A Conceptual Guide to Digital Academic Identity

    By on November 30, 2018

    In November of 2015, shortly after beginning my career as a doctoral student at the Graduate Center, I received an email from Victor Papa, president of the Two Bridges Neighborhood Council. Papa expressed his interest in commemorating the Italian American community of the former Lung Block, an area on...

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  • Finding Data for Mapping: Tips and Tricks

    By on November 24, 2018

    In the mapping workshops that we offer, a recurrent question refers to where to get the data. Every time students attend one of these workshops, all the datasets are given to them, so it is understandable that many might wonder where the instructors get this information from. This is...

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