Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 34, No. 135. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com Date: 2020-06-25 10:32:24+00:00 From: Elton.Barker <00004750280cb9da-dmarc-request@JISCMAIL.AC.UK> Subject: Elijah Meeks on Data Vizualisation - 14 July at 17.00 BST Elijah Meeks on Data Vizualisation, brought to you by the Pelagios Network 14 July at 17.00 BST / 09.00 PST via Zoom (link to be supplied after signup) For the past decade, Elijah Meeks has been working on the challenges of how to visualize big (complex and messy) data in ways that empower users. In this talk he will discuss metric design and how data visualization is key to developing meaningful metrics that help us understand the subject matter rather than just naively present the data. Elijah's talk will be preceded by a short introduction to the Visualization Activity of the Pelagios Network and how to get involved. The Zoom meeting room has limited capacity. If you would like to attend, please sign up in advance here: https://forms.gle/7Hay8kHxWezukx4V6 We look forward to seeing you there! Gethin Rees and Elton Barker  Elijah Meeks is co-founder and Chief Visualization Officer at Noteable (https://noteable.io/), where he's developing a new notebook platform with robust data visualization and management capabilities. He is also co-founder and Executive Director of the Data Visualization Society, an international professional organization for data visualization with over 14,000 members. Previously he has worked at Netflix and Apple as a data visualization engineer and consulted with various companies on all aspects of data visualization practice and strategy. It all began at Stanford, where Elijah developed pioneering data visualization methods for the popular digital humanities projects ORBIS and Kindred Britain. The Visualization Activity of the Pelagios Network supports the development of tools and methods for visualising geospatial information. If you would like more information, go to https://pelagios.org/activities/visualisation/ or simply reply to this email. ** Recently published Open Access (with Joel Christensen)/, Homer's Thebes: Epic Rivalries and the Appropriation of Mythical Pasts (https://chs.harvard.edu/CHS/article/display/7012.elton-t-e-barker-and-joel-p- christensen-homer-s-thebes-epic-rivalries-and-the-appropriation-of-mythical- pasts) Dr. Elton Barker |Honorary Secretary, @PelagiosNetwork http://pelagios.org/ https://medium.com/pelagios Reader in Classical Studies School of Arts & Cultures Faculty of Arts & Humanities The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA http://www.open.ac.uk/people/eteb2| @eltonteb _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: firstname.lastname@example.org List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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