Testing Simulacra

“The simulacrum is never that which conceals the truth – it is the truth which conceals that there is none.  The simulacrum is true.” […]

Bugle Corps

Visualizing Data with Tableau

Drum Corps International (DCI) labels itself “Marching Music’s Major League”, and it is the amalgamation of years of musical study, marching precision, and entertainment. […]

Bust of Thoreau

3d Printing the Thoreau Bust

Last time we looked at how photogrammetry was used to reconstruct the 1898 bust sculpture of Henry David Thoreau. Now we will see how […]



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RITCS 2016

Meet the RITC Team!

We would like to take a moment and introduce our Research and Instructional Technology Consultant (RITC) team for the 2016-7 academic year. We are […]

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Unbinding the Archive

I am working on a digital humanities project that examines what I term “the archival novel,” a genre that structurally instantiates elements of Victorian […]

VRLA Winter Expo Floor

VRLA Recap

This may stray a bit from your standard academic blog post, but I thought I would share my experiences at the Winter Expo hosted […]

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A Thoreau Social Edition

“The Readers’ Thoreau” ( offers educators and their students a new way to study the works of the nineteenth-century American writer, Henry David Thoreau, […]


Mining TV Transcripts

I thought it would be a fun exercise to apply language analysis tools to find out if there were differences between the simplicity/complexity of a character’s […]


To Update or Not to Update?

We’ve all been there: You’re working on a project deadline, and suddenly a window pops up urgently asking you to update something.  Should you […]