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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Nicole’s Post

By Nicole I was lucky to be able to participate in the Electronics for the Rest of Us module and learn a very unique, new set of skills. I was hesitant at first given my very limited knowledge of electronics

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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Constantine’s Post

By Constantine Electronics for the Rest of Us was an enjoyable course that let me get a feel for how electronics work. This course is geared towards people who want to get more experience with electronics, and to those who

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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Matthew’s Post

By Matthew Electronics for the Rest of Us! Part 1 was a great experience. I had always been fascinated by how everyday electronics functioned, and the workshop gave a sneak peak as to how they work from both the software

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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Nadia’s Post

By Nadia Coming from someone who knew nothing of the logic behind programming and has a general lack of understanding of technology, Electronics For the Rest of Us gave a solid foundation and starting point on basic programming. Students are

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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Emily’s Post

By Emily This week I had the privilege of participating in the workshop Electronics for the Rest of Us: Part 1, where students worked over the course of two days to learn beginner Arduino circuit building and coding. On the

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A Global History of Canadian Mining: Final Post on Flow Mapping the Porcupine Gold Rush

Canada dominates the global mining industry. Canadian companies operate in over 100 countries around the world (some sources claim Canadians own seventy-five percent of the world’s extractive companies). Fifty-seven percent of the world’s public mining corporations are listed on the Toronto

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Digital Medievalist

Dr. Matthew Evan Davis, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Sherman Centre, recently wrote a blog post for Digital Medievalist exploring the database as a methodological tool. Read it here.

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2017-2018 Graduate Residency in Digital Scholarship

OVERVIEW We invite applications for the 2017-2018 Graduate Residency in Digital Scholarship. The residency program is designed to assist outstanding graduate students who are interested in developing digital scholarship as a component of their research and to involve them in

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Reflections on DH@Guelph 2017

“How do you find the time for a DH project on top of your Dissertation?” This is the question I get asked most frequently as a historian with a digital project. At this point in the discipline, DH does not replace

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2DH3: Campus Security – How we can use MGPS to help

When attempting to solve a social justice issue, digital methods are not often thought to be effective at ameliorating the problem. Technical and speculative processes revolving around digital design and prototyping are methods of creating a greater understanding of any

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