Timelines

Timelines

Using Knight Lab’s “Timelines” product, you can easily create sliding horizontal timelines with popups, that include media and graphics. Here’s an example I put together in a few minutes this afternoon, a timeline of classical composers and...
Text Processing And Analysis

Text Processing And Analysis

In working with Nathan Kahl on his Digital Humanities Faculty Fellows project, I came across an online service from Meaning Cloud that was really helpful. Here’s a primer on how you can get started, and some of the kinds of results you can get back from it....

Get Geolocations With Excel

I found this to be incredibly useful when I needed to get coordinates for a set of hundreds of addresses. The original is from policeanalyst.com, with instructions updated for Excel 2013 from http://grindgis.com/. The process involves adding a new item to your ribbon...
Highlights from “Visualized 2016”

Highlights from “Visualized 2016”

This year’s Visualized conference happened Thursday, October 6, at The New School in New York. We had a full day of presentations by leaders in the field, and some of them were really inspiring. Here’s a few of the best. Nick Felton Pictures, Not Pixels...
VisualEyes and VisualEyes^5

VisualEyes and VisualEyes^5

To work with the original version of VisualEyes, start by creating an account, and then building a project. The tutorial for building a basic map and timeline from scratch is available here. Other resources, including full documentation, is on the visualeyes.org web...