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Duke’s Spring Digital Workshops & Events

Whether you’re a student, staff or faculty member, there are many opportunities to brush up your digital knowledge this spring at Duke. Topics range from Microsoft Office to command line to HTML to 3D printing to data visualization and everywhere in between. Here are some workshop series you’ll want to check out: Data & Visualization Services In Spring 2017, […]

Reimagining a Medieval Choir Screen

In Fall 2016, the Wired! Lab hosted two Master’s students, Andrea Basso and Elisa Castagna, from the University of Padua. The following is an account of their experience at Duke and the project they worked on. Project Sta. Chiara in Naples   Sta. Chiara is one of the largest churches of Naples, erected between 1310 […]

Spring Undergraduate Fellowships

Wired! is excited to announce new research opportunities for Duke undergraduates in Spring 2017. Interested in becoming a Wired! Fellow? You could become part of a team that is animating historical imagery; building a historical geospatial database; or designing an interactive mobile app for the Nasher. Read the project descriptions below for more information! If […]

Kingdom of Sicily Image Database Launches!

The Kingdom of Sicily Image Database ( kos.aahvs.duke.edu) collects historic drawings, paintings, engravings and photographs that depict the medieval monuments and cities South Italy erected between c. 1100 and c. 1450 CE.  The images are gathered from museums, libraries, archives, and publications, and for the most part they depict monuments prior to destruction or significant […]

A Tour of the NC Art Museum’s “Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece “

The North Carolina Museum of Art recently opened a new exhibition in collaboration with a Duke University research group, Image Processing for Art Investigation (IPAI), headed by Professor Ingrid Daubechies. A group from Wired! traveled to Raleigh to tour the exhibit with the museum’s head conservator, Bill Brown, and our own member of the project […]

Published: Visualizing Venice Workshop Materials

We’re publishing our Visualizing Venice 2016 Summer Workshop materials online under a CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 license. These include our schedule, slides, tutorials, and links to other resources. The site was edited throughout the workshop, and we’ve made only minor changes to its organization. (Remember, a messy desk is a sign of creativity.) We hope you’ll use these […]

Back To School Tutorials for Teaching

It still feels like summer in Durham, but classes start next week. As we’re preparing our syllabi, we’re also pulling together resources for integrating tools like Omeka, TimelineJS, StoryMapJS, and others into our teaching. Here are a few of the new or updated guides we’ve just published. They are packed with basic how-tos, ideas for […]

Wired! Students Receive Major Awards & Employment Opportunities

A number of the Wired! Lab’s graduate and undergraduate students have received external awards and employment opportunities. Here’s a little bit about what they’ll be doing this summer and post-Wired. Congratulations, all!   Elizabeth Baltes is receiving her PhD in the History of Art. Her research focuses on the intersection of sculpture, politics, and space in the ancient […]

Wired! at DH2016

The Wired! Lab will be making several appearances at the Digital Humanities 2016 conference in Kraków this summer! Here’s where you’ll find us:   Tuesday, July 12th Digital Archiving & Storytelling in the Classroom with Omeka & CurateScape Victoria Szabo, Hannah Jacobs, Ed Triplett Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM This tutorial is an intensive introduction to archive […]