As per Introduction to Digital Humanities – Networks: The concept of a network has become ubiquitous in current culture. Almost any connection to anything else can be called a network, but properly speaking, a network has to be a system of elements or entities that are connected by explicit relations. Unlike other data structures we have […]

Image Visualization

Why does Image Visualization Matter? This topic may seem redundant since images and movies are already visual, but what we’re talking about is analyzing images in a way or at a scale that, through visual means, reveal more about their composition, structure, origin, or meaning. For example, what do you learn about a film by […]


From UPenn Libraries: By mapping real and imagined places, scholars can better argue and represent the significance of space and place in human experience and social structures. But, maps themselves carry assumptions and connotations. From Introduction to Digital Humanities: Maps are highly conventionalized representations, distortions, but they do not come with instruction books or warnings about how […]

Text Analysis

Why Software-Driven Text Analysis Matters Computers can’t think, at least not yet, but they assist human thinking every day whether we use our phone’s calculator or answer a random question with a Wikipedia search. What about more complex forms of thought like literary analysis? As it turns out, there are some kinds of software-driven analyses […]

Digital Journalism

It’s a complex world and we need complex tools to make sense of it. In this module, you will identify a topic or pose a question, investigate that question, and tell the story you discover using a confluence of modalities and digital tools. A recent piece breaks down new digital journalism formats into 12 categories: vertical […]