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  • The mostly non-STEM guide to data literacy

    By on February 22, 2017

    I got my hands on this very cool Titanic dataset that provides me with a list of passengers and a bunch of information about them, like their names, ages, ticket fares and classes, where they got on, and how many siblings, parents, and children they came with. I’m really...

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  • Git Ready.

    By on February 15, 2017

    This week, I am teaching git and GitHub. In the workshop, I will cover some basic commands in this incredibly powerful software (git) and its incredibly robust hosting service for repositories (GitHub.com). git + GitHub Workshop 2/15 Like the workshops it was based on led by Digital Fellows Mary Catherine Kinniburgh and Patrick...

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  • Spring 2017 Office Hours & Python Users Group

    By on February 9, 2017

    With classes in full swing and deadlines due, it’s project exploration and crunch time. The GC Digital Fellows wants to help. We host office hours and PUG throughout the semester where you can drop in to consult on developing a project, using a digital tool, or any other digital...

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  • #NYCDHWeek17 Kickoff Event

    By on February 8, 2017

    Read a summary of NYCDH Week Kickoff Event, Monday, February 6, 2017, at the CUNY Graduate Center. Digital Fellow Jojo Karlin describes presentations from student prize winners, lightning talks, roundtable on DH infrastructure, and Dr. Steve Brier’s NYCDH Award acceptance keynote.

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  • Docker in the classroom: Creating a virtual environment for instruction

    By on November 15, 2016

    On October 13, I led a workshop at the Graduate Center on databases. It was billed as the most fun you will ever have learning about databases. More importantly, it was the second in a series that the Digital Fellows organized this semester. The primary goal of the workshop was to...

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