Motivated Object-oriented programming: Build something from scratch!

This semester, I am putting together a 3D data visualization tool using Processing, to demonstrate the usefulness of this language for rapid prototyping of ideas for 3D graphics applications, including virtual reality. The code, documentation, and issue tracking are, as of recently, hosted on Github here. If you’ve ever taken a programming course or encountered an […]

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Knight Lab Timeline JS3, an easy to use multimedia timeline tool

TimelineJS is an easy to use timeline creator developed by Northwestern University’s Knight Lab. The timelines created with TimelineJS can include a variety of multimedia, are easily publishable and embedded in websites, and is generated on demand for the user. This means that a timeline can be updated after being published — a very useful […]

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OpenSCAD & SUMA updates (DCIP Blog Post 1.1)

As promised in the last blog post, here is a writeup about the “coding” based (amazing) 3D modelling software. OpenSCAD is a 3D modeling program based on constructive solid geometry (CSG), i.e. a complex surface or object can be created using Boolean operators to combine objects. There are some basic commands that one should know […]

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Papal Document Finding Aid & The Digitization of Western MS 82

  Greetings, digitalists and medievalists. I am Yanchen Liu. I will be working at the Digital Humanities Center of Columbia University Libraries as an intern this year. I entered the Ph.D. program in the History of Christianity at Columbia University in the fall of 2015. My primary research interest concerns the interaction between the medieval […]

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