Category: Digital Humanities

cinema

What does movie length tell us about the industry?

It increasingly seems that a trip to the cinema cuts as heavily into your evening as it does your wallet. Sometimes, breaching the two hour limit seems to be almost compulsory; the average viewer would be hard-pressed to stifle a yawn as Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall St plods into its third hour of […]

TweetArchive

Archiving Tweets: Reckoning with Twitter’s Policy

The challenge of preserving social media is an important topic in the contemporary data landscape. In the case of Twitter, millions of tweets are issued every day,  and the conversations that happen on Twitter form an essential record of our time; but like all records, this conversation can disappear if not adequately preserved. Vint Cerf […]

SMArchiving

#SMArchiving: International Workshop on Social Media Archiving at Hypertext 2015

Insight News Lab is co-organising a workshop on Social Media Archiving at the 26th ACM Hypertext and Social Media Conference, taking place 1-4 September 2015 at the Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus. The workshop focuses on the archiving and annotation of content produced on social media, and builds on our work on the Social Repository of Ireland […]

HuJo RA Vacancy

Research Assistants vacancies for Social Semantic Archive Project

The National University of Ireland, Galway, is seeking two outstanding candidates for Research Assistant positions in the Social Web and Semantic Web / Linked Data domain. The successful candidates will work within the Digital Humanities and Journalism group at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at NUI Galway (formerly known as DERI), and will also […]

BigDataPink

Digital Humanities and Journalism Seminar

12.00 – 14.00, Wednesday 9 October, Moore Institute Seminar Room, NUI Galway. On Wednesday October 9th, HuJo will host a lunchtime seminar  on Digital Humanities and Journalism in collaboration with the Moore Institute. The event will be hosted at the Moore Institute in NUI Galway and is the first of the Autumn/Winter series of the  Digital Scholarship Seminars. The […]