Category Archives: Maker Challenge

Posts for the maker challenge.

SIUE Landscape and Naming History

In 2014, I wrote an article for the SIUE student newspaper, the Alestle, which discussed the name origins of buildings on the SIUE campus. Unfortunately, that article never had a good way to visualize the way I wrote it. It turned into lengthy paragraphs that I was never happy with. Having seen Dr. Hildebrandt’s presentation […]

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Maker Entry: Campaigndium

Only one person came to my session, but we still came up with the outline of an idea that could be revolutionary. I’ve been kicking around the idea of journalism as campaign for a couple of years and never publishing much because it’s not a well-defined concept yet. The gist is that the role of […]

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Mapmaking session notes

Facilitator: Kristine Hildebrandt We looked at some example maps in addition to the ones I included in the session proposal: We made a map on Google Maps: And here are the basic instructions for creating maps in Google Maps and in R (we didn’t have time to cover R) I. Getting Started […]

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Make Session Proposal: Collecting/Writing Your Regional DH Work into an OpenAccess EBook

I have been thinking about what would be an interesting THATCamp learning/production that would be of broader benefit beyond our own DH work in our classes and communities. For this session, I would like to propose for our unconference a radical knowledge production that would be  open access, freely available, and unblind peer reviewed edited […]

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