Sonifying Dirty Data with a Raspberry Pi

I recently created a project using my Raspberry Pi mini computer that explores visualizations of documents run through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software. Visit the project repository on GitHub and view the project in action. A lot of OCR focuses on, surprise, visuality. This project, then, is an attempt to sonify dirty data. Digital Humanists are no strangers […]

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Soundscapes of Carleton Construction

The following map is my final project for my Digital Humanities course work. This interactive map is a simple soundscape of construction at Carleton University from the mid 2000s to the present day. The sounds of construction constitute a large aspect of my experience at Carleton. From library construction, parking garages, residences, etc. Carleton students […]

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Evolving Landscapes

I have become thoroughly convinced more than ever that landscapes are not simply topographical spaces. Shawn Graham wrote of landscapes that “one navigates space not with a two dimensional top-down mental map, but rather as a series of what-comes-next… navigating require[s] socializing, asking directions, paying attention to landmarks.” Landscapes are an experience and each of us […]

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HASTAC Opportunity

I recently received a scholarship to participate in HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory) which is an organization that focuses on the practice and study of all sorts of subjects in the digital age, using current technological and digital methods.

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