Building a static website with Jekyll and GitHub Pages — I published a peer-reviewed piece on building your own scholarly blog or website at The Programming Historian this week and am cross-posting the lesson here (but check it out at the Programming Historian, which has a bunch of fantastic DH... more
Amanda Visconti is a research web developer and digital humanities professor. I design, prototype, & study digital interface UX for social reading & learning, grounding my work on a strong research background (recent PhD, MS) in HCI, info science, & digital humanities and interests in annotation & user research.
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Talking social web annotation at the Folger Digital Futures panel — Early modern DH projects have focused on things like transcription, tagging, and data mining of texts; what else can DH projects around Elizabethan plays, old recipe manuscripts, and other early modern content do? I was part of a Folger Shakespeare... more
Making it public (a Knight Foundation News Challenge proposal) — Humanities research and publication should be more than just writing and printing polished monographs. I envision a humanities where born-digital publication lets us document and celebrate the entire research spectrum, with all critical work (teaching, learning, discovery…) by all on... more