Paregoribib: Tom Elliott's Recent Bookmarks and Citations

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Tom Elliott (tom.elliott@nyu.edu)

This feed aggregator is part of the Planet Atlantides constellation. Its current content is available in multiple webfeed formats, including Atom, RSS/RDF and RSS 1.0. The subscription list is also available in OPML and as a FOAF Roll. All content is assumed to be the intellectual property of the originators unless they indicate otherwise.

December 16, 2014

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XQilla: XQilla Homepage

Type Web Page
URL http://xqilla.sourceforge.net/HomePage
Accessed 2014-12-16 15:18:52

December 15, 2014

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La nueva versión de datos.bne.es mejora el acceso a los datos del catálogo

Type Blog Post
Author Biblioteca Nacional de España
URL http://www.bne.es/es/AreaPrensa/noticias2014/1119-portal-datos-bne-es.html
Rights http://www.bne.es/es/NavegacionRecursiva/Pie/avisoLegal
Date 2014-11-19
Extra Presentación de la versión beta del portal datos.bne.es
Accessed 2014-12-15 16:57:52
Language es
Abstract Presentación de la versión beta del portal datos.bne.es
Blog Title Biblioteca Nacional de España: Noticias

aRrgh: a newcomer's (angry) guide to R

Type Web Page
Author Tim Smith
URL http://tim-smith.us/arrgh/index.html
Rights © Tim Smith 2012-3. cc-by-sa
Date 2012-
Accessed 2014-12-15 16:56:42
Abstract R is a shockingly dreadful language for an exceptionally useful data analysis environment. The more you learn about the R language, the worse it will feel. The development environment suffers from literally decades of accretion of stupid hacks from a community containing, to a first-order approximation, zero software engineers. R makes me want to kick things almost every time I use it. But there are a lot of great tools that are built in R. ggplot2 is first-in-class and Bioconductor packages are often essential. Sometimes there's aught to do but grin and bear (though never without a side of piss and moan). The documentation is inanely bad. I can't explain it. aRrgh is my attempt to explain the language to myself. aRrgh exists as a living document and will continue to grow -- it is not complete, but it got to a point where it seemed like it was probably useful so I decided to toss it on the web. It should be correct and it's a bug if it isn't. Please email me or file issues on Github. The goal of the document is to describe R's data types and structures while offering enough help with the syntax to get a programmer coming from another, saner language into a more comfortable place.

A virtual water network of the Roman world

Type Journal Article
Author B. J. Dermody
Author R. P. H. van Beek
Author E. Meeks
Author K. Klein Goldewijk
Author W. Scheidel
Author Y. van der Velde
Author M. F. P. Bierkens
Author M. J. Wassen
Author S. C. Dekker
URL http://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/18/5025/2014/
Rights cc-by
Volume 18
Issue 12
Pages 5025-5040
Publication Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci.
ISSN 1607-7938
Date December 11, 2014
Journal Abbr Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci.
DOI 10.5194/hess-18-5025-2014
Accessed 2014-12-15 11:57:36
Library Catalog Copernicus Online Journals
Abstract The Romans were perhaps the most impressive exponents of water resource management in preindustrial times with irrigation and virtual water trade facilitating unprecedented urbanization and socioeconomic stability for hundreds of years in a region of highly variable climate. To understand Roman water resource management in response to urbanization and climate variability, a Virtual Water Network of the Roman World was developed. Using this network we find that irrigation and virtual water trade increased Roman resilience to interannual climate variability. However, urbanization arising from virtual water trade likely pushed the Empire closer to the boundary of its water resources, led to an increase in import costs, and eroded its resilience to climate variability in the long term. In addition to improving our understanding of Roman water resource management, our cost–distance-based analysis illuminates how increases in import costs arising from climatic and population pressures are likely to be distributed in the future global virtual water network.

December 11, 2014

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UrbaNetworks: Study of the urban growth of late Hellenistic Delos

Type Web Page
URL http://urbanetworks.wordpress.com/
Accessed 2014-12-11 15:42:26
Abstract The project focuses on the four main residential neighbourhoods of the late Hellenistic city of Delos to examine urban development in relation to economic changes. By analysing the transformation of the residential neighbourhoods of Delos in relation to manufacturing activities, shopping and storage facilities as well as the construction of public buildings, the project examines the neighbourhoods as microcosms of the broader changes Delos underwent during the late Hellenistic period.
Website Title UrbaNetworks

December 10, 2014

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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Digital Library

Type Web Page
URL http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/about/projects/niarchos
Date 2014-11-18
Accessed 2014-12-10 16:00:42
Abstract The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Digital Library contains rare books and art works related to Greek history, archaeology and culture which are made available online for the first time. Items of special interest have been chosen from UCL Special Collections' Euclid and Flaxman collections and the Institute of Archaeology's excavation reports and site surveys, complemented by images of UCL Art Museum's Flaxman plasters.

RDFa / Tools

Type Web Page
URL http://rdfa.info/tools/
Accessed 2014-12-10 16:00:15

December 05, 2014

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RDFa Core Initial Context

Type Web Page
URL http://www.w3.org/2011/rdfa-context/rdfa-1.1
Accessed 2014-12-05 11:23:13
Abstract This list of predefined prefixes have been defined for RDFa as an “initial context”: essentially, RDFa users can use these prefixes without having the obligation of defining the prefixes in the HTML code. The same list of prefixes have also been defined for JSON-LD as a JSON-LD Context at the URI http://www.w3.org/2013/json-ld-context/rdfa11; JSON-LD users can use the @context key with that URI as a shorthand to use the same prefixes.

RDF 1.1 Primer

Type Report
URL http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf11-primer/
Date 24 June 2014
Accessed 2014-12-05 11:19:22
Institution W3C
Report Type W3C Working Group Note
Abstract This primer is designed to provide the reader with the basic knowledge required to effectively use RDF. It introduces the basic concepts of RDF and shows concrete examples of the use of RDF. Secs. 3-5 can be used as a minimalist introduction into the key elements of RDF. Changes between RDF 1.1 and RDF 1.0 (2004 version) are summarized in a separate document: "What's New in RDF 1.1" [RDF11-NEW].

December 04, 2014

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ZENODO: Research, Shared.

Type Web Page
URL http://zenodo.org/
Accessed 2014-12-04 15:16:05
Abstract Zenodo is an open dependable home for the long-tail of science, enabling researchers to share and preserve any research outputs in any size, any format and from any science.

This Guy's Hacked Hearing Aids Let Him Listen to Wi-Fi Networks

Type Blog Post
Author Liz Stinson
URL http://www.wired.com/2014/12/guys-hacked-hearing-aids-let-listen-wi-fi-networks/
Date 12/3/2014
Accessed 2014-12-04 14:02:47
Abstract Frank Swain and sound artist Daniel Jones hacked hearing aids to translate the unseen world of wi-fi signals into alien soundscapes.
Blog Title WIRED

December 03, 2014

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Introducing organization webhooks

Type Blog Post
Author Jared Pace
URL https://github.com/blog/1933-introducing-organization-webhooks
Date 2014-12-03
Accessed 2014-12-03 21:56:29
Abstract Webhooks are now available at the organization level on GitHub.com. Organization webhooks send events for all repositories in an organization. They also include new events for repository creation, team membership, and more. If you're extending GitHub into your internal systems, organization webhooks save you time by helping you configure integrations across multiple repositories in one place. The addition of organizational-level events, like team membership, open up new possibilties for integrators building applications that work with GitHub. For all the details, check out our updated webhook developer guide.
Blog Title GitHub

Introducing Wikidata to the Linked Data Web

Type Conference Paper
Author Fredo Erxleben
Author Michael Günther
Author Markus Krötzsch
Author Julian Mendez
Author Denny Vrandečić
URL http://korrekt.org/page/Introducing_Wikidata_to_the_Linked_Data_Web
Publisher Springer
Date 2014-07-04
Accessed 2014-12-03 11:31:00
Conference Name ISWC 2014
Abstract Wikidata is the central data management platform of Wikipedia. By the efforts of thousands of volunteers, the project has produced a large, open knowledge base with many interesting applications. The data is highly interlinked and connected to many other datasets, but it is also very rich, complex, and not available in RDF. To address this issue, we introduce new RDF exports that connect Wikidata to the Linked Data Web. We explain the data model of Wikidata and discuss its encoding in RDF. Moreover, we introduce several partial exports that provide more selective or simplified views on the data. This includes a class hierarchy and several other types of ontological axioms that we extract from the site. All datasets we discuss here are freely available online and updated regularly.
Proceedings Title Proceedings of the 13th International Semantic Web Conference

Wikidata RDF Exports

Type Web Page
URL https://tools.wmflabs.org/wikidata-exports/rdf/
Accessed 2014-12-03 11:30:04
Abstract This page provides RDF exports that are generated regularly from the content of Wikidata. RDF is the Resource Description Framework of the W3C that can be used to exchange data on the Web. The Wikidata RDF exports consist of several files that contain different parts and views of the data, and which can be used independently.

December 02, 2014

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The Second North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy | Department of Classics

Type Blog Post
URL http://classics.case.edu/asgle/second-north-american-congress-of-greek-and-latin-epigraphy/
Accessed 2014-12-02 23:02:20

pelagios/pelagios-api-v3

Type Computer Program
Programmer Rainer Simon
URL https://github.com/pelagios/pelagios-api-v3
Accessed 2014-12-02 22:57:01
Abstract This is the latest incarnation of the Pelagios API, developed as part of the Pelagios 3 Project. The new Pelagios API is work in progress (which translates as "not everything works just yet").
Archive GitHub

Corpus Corporum: Repositorium operum Latinorum apud universitatem Turicensem

Type Web Page
Author Philipp Roelli
URL http://mlat.uzh.ch/MLS/index.php?lang=0
Accessed 2014-12-02 12:05:28
Abstract The site mlat.uzh.ch is a Latin text (meta-)repository and tool under way of development. The project uses exclusively free and open software and is non-commercial. Our main goals are: (1) To provide a platform into which standardised (TEI) xml-files of Latin texts can be loaded; (2) To present these texts in a way that they may be read online; (3) To make these texts searchable in complex manners; (4) To be able to use the platform to publish Latin texts online; (5) Texts may be downloaded as TEI xml or txt-files for non-commercial use.

Cookiecutter: Project Templates Made Easy

Type Blog Post
Author Daniel Greenfield
URL http://www.pydanny.com/cookie-project-templates-made-easy.html
Date 2013-08-17
Accessed 2014-12-02 10:48:18
Abstract What cookiecutter does is make creating and maintaining project templates easy and intuitive. This allow developers of all languages (not just Python) the ability to break free from cargo-cult configuration and follow patterns dictated by the experts who present their own cookiecutter templates. So if you don't like how the author of cookiecutter's creates her projects, you can use someone else's or roll your own.
Blog Title Inside the Head of PyDanny

awesome-slugify: Human-readable URL slugs from any string (part 2)

Type Blog Post
Author Daniel Greenfield
URL http://www.pydanny.com/awesome-slugify-human-readable-url-slugs-from-any-string-2.html
Date 2014-01-22
Accessed 2014-12-02 10:32:42
Abstract In my previous blog post I covered using awesome-slugify to capture slugs in both ASCII and unicode. Today I'm covering the definition custom language slugify translation functions.
Blog Title Inside the Head of PyDanny

awesome-slugify: Human-readable URL slugs from any string

Type Blog Post
Author Daniel Greenfield
URL http://www.pydanny.com/awesome-slugify-human-readable-url-slugs-from-any-string.html
Date 2014-01-21
Accessed 2014-12-02 10:29:57
Abstract While we could use Python's unicodedata library to resolve unicode to slugs, wouldn't it be nice if there was a nicely packaged/tested solution? Fortunately, such a nicely packaged/tested solution exists, and it's awesome!
Blog Title Inside the Head of PyDanny

December 01, 2014

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Joining Pelagios

Type Web Page
URL https://github.com/pelagios/pelagios-cookbook
Accessed 2014-12-01 18:02:28
Abstract The key pre-requisite to join Pelagios is that your data is available online.
Website Title Pelagios Cookbook

The Archaeological Quest for the Earliest Christians

Type Blog Post
Author Douglas Boin
URL http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/archaeology-today/biblical-archaeology-topics/the-archaeological-quest-for-the-earliest-christians/
Accessed 2014-12-01 18:01:58
Abstract In part one of a two-part series, Douglas Boin presents new archaeological and historical research in the study of early Christianity.
Blog Title Biblical Archaeology Society

rwd/OmekaEuropeanaPlugin

Type Computer Program
Programmer Richard Doe
URL https://github.com/rwd/OmekaEuropeanaPlugin
Accessed 2014-12-01 17:29:12
Language PhP
Abstract OmekaEuropeanaPlugin - An Omeka plugin to search the Europeana REST API.
Archive GitHub

Capture All the URLs: First Steps in Web Archiving

Type Journal Article
Author Alexis Antracoli
Author Steven Duckworth
Author Judith Silva
Author Kristen Yarmey
URL http://palrap.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/palrap/article/view/67
Volume 2
Issue 2
Pages 155-170
Publication Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice
ISSN 2324-7878
Date 2014-11-12
Journal Abbr palrap
DOI 10.5195/palrap.2014.67
Short Title Capture All the URLs

November 28, 2014

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Flickr is about to sell off your Creative Commons photos

Type Blog Post
Author Zing Tseng
URL http://www.dazeddigital.com/photography/article/22757/1/flickr-is-about-to-sell-off-your-creative-commons-photos
Date 2014-11-28
Accessed 2014-11-28 14:28:49
Abstract And no, you won't see a single penny from it
Blog Title Dazed

November 26, 2014

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River4

Type Computer Program
Programmer Dave Winer
URL http://river4.smallpict.com/2014/06/04/welcomeToRiver4.html
Rights GPL
Accessed 2014-11-26 14:31:33
Language JavaScript
Abstract River4 is the next in a series of river-of-news aggregators I've done, dating back to my.userland.com in 1999. # It's written in JavaScript and runs in Node.js.# All data is stored on Amazon S3. # It's open source, GPL license.# It reads all kinds of feeds, all flavors of RSS, Atom, RDF.# It has almost no user interface. It reads a set of subscription lists, in a standard format, and monitors all the feeds in all the lists. When one updates, it adds an item to the output river, which is a JSON file, the perfect format for news applications.#

November 25, 2014

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Apache Any23 - Apache Any23 - Introduction

Type Computer Program
URL https://any23.apache.org/
Accessed 2014-11-25 23:40:27
Company Apache Software Foundation
Language Java
Abstract Anything To Triples (Any23) is a library, a web service and a command line tool that extracts structured data in RDF format from a variety of Web documents.

November 24, 2014

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Handling PloneFormGen Submissions : The Email Adapter

Type Blog Post
Author Christine Shaw
URL http://www.sixfeetup.com/blog/handling-ploneformgen-submissions-the-email-adapter
Date 2014-11-20
Accessed 2014-11-24 17:03:11
Website Type Blog Post
Language en
Abstract By default, PloneFormGen displays a generic "Thank You" page which simply lists the data that was entered. It also emails the data provided to the default site email address. With a few clicks, you could customize the form submission to: Display a custom "Thank You" page Configure the mailer adapter to send to different addresses based on data entered in the form Customize the content of emails sent
Blog Title Six Feet Up
Short Title Handling PloneFormGen Submissions

November 20, 2014

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al-Thurayyā Gazetteer Ver. 02

Type Blog Post
Author Maxim Romanov
URL http://alraqmiyyat.org/2014/11/al-thurayya-gazetteer-ver-02/
Date 2014-11-20
Accessed 2014-11-20 19:29:31
Abstract This is our first usable demo of al-Thurayyā Gazetteer. Currently it includes over 2,000 toponyms and almost as many route sections georeferenced from Georgette Cornu’s Atlas du monde arabo-islamique à l’époque classique: IXe-Xe siècles (Leiden: Brill, 1983). The gazetteer is searchable (upper left corner), although English equivalents are not yet included; in other words, look for Dimashq/دمشق, not Damascus. - See more at: http://alraqmiyyat.org/2014/11/al-thurayya-gazetteer-ver-02/#sthash.vPYPzQ4D.dpuf
Blog Title al-Raqmiyyāt : Digital Islamic History

CRediT

Type Web Page
URL http://credit.casrai.org/
Rights © CRediT 2014
Accessed 2014-11-20 15:25:14
Abstract Project CRediT (Contributor Roles Taxonomy) is led by The Wellcome Trust and Digital Science, facilitated by CASRAI and NISO and supported by the Science Europe Scientific Committee for the Life, Environmental and Geo Sciences. The project is developing and maintaining recommendations for a science-oriented contributor role taxonomy and its implementation.

November 18, 2014

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GitHub Pages legacy IP brownout

Type Blog Post
Author Ben Balter
URL https://github.com/blog/1925-github-pages-legacy-ip-brownout
Date 2014-11-18
Accessed 2014-11-18 16:16:58
Abstract This week we will be conducting a "brownout" of all misconfigured GitHub Pages sites. If your GitHub Pages site's DNS is pointed at an out-of-date IP address, we will intermittently serve a warning page in place of your site's content. We will update our status site before we do so, and normal functionality will resume at the conclusion of the brownout. If you use a custom domain with GitHub Pages, please verify that your domain's DNS settings are properly configured to point to the most up-to-date GitHub IP addresses. This will ensure that your site remains available this week and continues to remain available after December 1st, 2014. For information on how to tell if your site is affected and what to do to fix it, see the original GitHub Pages Legacy IP Deprecation announcement or the setting up a custom domain with GitHub Pages documentation. Of course, if you have any questions, we're here to help.
Blog Title GitHub

Archäologisches Wörterbuch des DAI

Type Web Page
Author Francesco Mambrini
URL http://archwort.dainst.org/thesaurus/de/vocab/index.php
Date 2013-11-08
Accessed 2014-11-18 14:54:36
Language de

refine_viaf: An OpenRefine reconciliation service that queries VIAF

Type Computer Program
Programmer codeforkjeff
URL https://github.com/codeforkjeff/refine_viaf
Accessed 2014-11-18 14:37:54
Language Python
Abstract refine_viaf implements an OpenRefine reconciliation service that queries the Virtual International Authority File (VIAF) public API. The purpose of this module is to enable anyone to host a service for their own use.
Archive GitHub

November 17, 2014

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CSV on the Web Working Group Wiki

Type Web Page
Author W3C
URL http://www.w3.org/2013/csvw/wiki/Main_Page
Accessed 2014-11-17 17:29:11
Abstract The mission of the CSV on the Web Working Group, part of the Data Activity, is to provide technologies whereby data dependent applications on the Web can provide higher interoperability when working with datasets using the CSV (Comma-Separated Values) or similar formats. As well as single CSV files, the group will define mechanisms for interpreting a set of CSVs as relational data. This will include the definition of a vocabulary for describing tables expressed as CSV and locatable on the web, and the relationships between them.

RIDE: A Review Journal for Scholarly Digital Editions and Resources

Type Web Page
Author Institut für Dokumentologie und Editorik
URL http://ride.i-d-e.de/
Accessed 2014-11-17 17:27:10
Abstract RIDE is a review journal dedicated to digital editions and resources. RIDE aims to direct attention to digital editions and to provide a forum in which expert peers criticise and discuss the efforts of digital editors in order to improve current practices and advance future developments. It will do so by asking its reviewers to pay attention not only to the traditional virtues and vices of any edition, but also to the progressing methodology and its technical implications.

DigiPres Commons Community-owned digital preservation resources

Type Web Page
Author Open Preservation Foundation
URL http://www.digipres.org/
Accessed 2014-11-17 16:28:48
Abstract The goal is to help the members of the international digital preservation community to find each other, to grow, and to find ways to support each other. Crucially, we want to help pool our knowledge and resources so we can do more and better preservation, and try to avoid anyone re-inventing the wheel.

November 15, 2014

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Slave Sales on Twitter

Type Blog Post
Author W. Caleb McDaniel
URL http://wcm1.web.rice.edu/slave-sales-on-twitter.html
Date 2014-11-15
Accessed 2014-11-15 14:51:48
Abstract The result of those musings is Every3Minutes, which tweets a reminder of an antebellum slave sale once every three minutes.
Blog Title W. Caleb McDaniel

November 13, 2014

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NEH and their REDACTED Decision-Making

Type Blog Post
Author David Perry
URL http://www.thismess.net/2014/11/neh-and-their-redacted-decision-making.html
Date 2014-11-13
Accessed 2014-11-13 21:21:08
Abstract After the NEH cancelled overseas summer seminars, I requested two sets of documents via FOIA.
Blog Title How Did We Get Into This Mess?
Short Title How Did We Get Into This Mess?

a quick tour of plone collective.cover

Type Video Recording
Contributor Maurizio Delmonte
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_rsSL1e4i4&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Date 2013-05-07
Accessed 2014-11-13 21:20:17
Library Catalog YouTube
Running Time 171 seconds
Abstract a layout editor based on Deco (thanks to South American Plone dev group.. :D)

November 11, 2014

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East meets West: China and Rome in the ISAW Library

Type Blog Post
Author Junli Diao and David M. Ratzan
URL https://isaw.nyu.edu/library/blog/east-meets-west-china-and-rome-in-the-isaw-library
Date 2014-11-11
Accessed 2014-11-11 15:41:47
Language en
Abstract We have every reason to believe in the very real historical connections, direct and indirect, linking the ancient Roman and the Chinese worlds. Indeed, these connections, and the comparative histories of these two ancient empires, have recently been the objects of renewed interest in the Western academy. Perhaps less well known is the parallel interest growing in China and the cooperative ventures that have begun to emerge in the writing of this new comparative history—from an Eastern perspective—of China and Rome.
Blog Title ISAW Library Blog

November 10, 2014

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OpenTheso

Type Web Page
URL http://opentheso.mom.fr/
Accessed 2014-11-10 16:59:42
Abstract C'est un gestionnaire de thesaurus multilingue, développé par la plateforme Technologique TRD (Têtes des Réseaux Documentaires) située à la MOM en partenariat avec le GDS-FRANTIQ

ISO 25964 – the international standard for thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies

Type Web Page
URL http://www.niso.org/schemas/iso25964/
Rights 2014
Accessed 2014-11-10 16:57:47
Abstract This is the official website for information about ISO 25964, hosted by NISO, the TC46/SC9 Secretariat
Website Title NISO

November 07, 2014

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On the Origin of "Hack" and "Yack"

Type Journal Article
Author Bethany Nowviskie
URL http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org/3-2/on-the-origin-of-hack-and-yack-by-bethany-nowviskie/
Volume 3
Issue 2
Publication Journal of Digital Humanities
Date Summer 2014
Accessed 2014-11-07 20:06:56
Language English

Pull in changes from a Github fork

Type Forum Post
Author greggory.hz
Author jweirich
Author Dustin
Author frank_neff
URL http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4581740/pull-in-changes-from-a-github-fork
Accessed 2014-11-07 14:53:14
Abstract Someone forked a Github project of mine and made some changes. How can I merge the changes back in to my upstream version? Also, is it possible to pull in just a specific commit? What I'm looking is if there is a way to pull a specific commit instead of the entire branch.
Forum/Listserv Title Stack Overflow

November 05, 2014

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Getting Started With Subversion

Type Blog Post
Author Juliet Kemp
URL http://www.serverwatch.com/tutorials/article.php/3800396/Getting-Started-With-Subversion.htm
Date 2009-02-03
Accessed 2014-11-05 19:22:10
Abstract Subversion is a version control system: It keeps a record of changes over the lifetime of a file, allowing you to revert to an earlier version at will. It's particularly useful for code projects, but it can handle, and be useful for, pretty much any type of file (e.g., for tutorials!). It's available as a package for most Linux distros, or as source from the web site.
Blog Title ServerWatch

Tips for using SSH keys

Type Blog Post
Author Igor Baloš
URL http://guides.beanstalkapp.com/version-control/tips-for-using-ssh-keys.html
Accessed 2014-11-05 19:19:56
Blog Title Beanstalk Guides

Working with Git on Mac OS X

Type Blog Post
Author Alex Hillman
URL http://guides.beanstalkapp.com/version-control/git-on-mac.html
Accessed 2014-11-05 19:03:35
Abstract Installing and configuring Git on OS X can seem difficult if you’ve never used a command line before, but there are only a few things to learn to get started. This guide will take you through the steps to install and configure Git and connect it to remote repositories to clone, push, and pull.
Blog Title Beanstalk Guides

An introduction to version control

Type Blog Post
Author Chris Nagele
URL http://guides.beanstalkapp.com/version-control/intro-to-version-control.html
Accessed 2014-11-05 19:01:50
Abstract If you are interested in version control, but have not made the jump yet, the most common reason we’ve heard is how confusing it seems. The best place to start if you are new to version control are the basic concepts.
Blog Title Beanstalk Guides

November 04, 2014

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Has Historical GIS Arrived?: A Review of Toward Spatial Humanities

Type Journal Article
Author Anne Kelly Knowles
URL http://www.southernspaces.org/2014/has-historical-gis-arrived-review-toward-spatial-humanities
Rights Copyright © 2014 by Anne Kelly Knowles. This is an open access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. - See more at: http://www.southernspaces.org/2014/has-historical-gis-arrived-review-toward-spatial-humanities#sthash.ixDozGYH.dpuf
Publication Southern Spaces
Date 2014-10-31
Accessed 2014-11-04 22:20:46

The History Manifesto

Type Book
Author Jo Guldi
Author David Armitage
URL http://historymanifesto.cambridge.org/
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 9781139923880
Date 2014
Extra DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781139923880
Accessed 2014-11-04 21:15:15
Abstract How should historians speak truth to power - and why does it matter? Why is five hundred years better than five months or five years as a planning horizon? And why is history - especially long-term history - so essential to understanding the multiple pasts which gave rise to our conflicted present? The History Manifesto is a call to arms to historians and everyone interested in the role of history in contemporary society. Leading historians David Armitage and Jo Guldi identify a recent shift back to longer-term narratives, following many decades of increasing specialization, which they argue is vital for the future of historical scholarship and how it is communicated. This provocative and thoughtful book makes an important intervention in the debate about the role of history and the humanities in a digital age. It will provoke discussion among policymakers, activists and entrepreneurs as well as ordinary listeners, viewers, readers, students and teachers. - See more at: http://historymanifesto.cambridge.org/#sthash.sCiwE4lz.dpuf

comm(1): compare two sorted files line by line

Type Computer Program
URL http://linux.die.net/man/1/comm
Accessed 2014-11-04 19:35:35
Series Title Linux man page

daff: data diff

Type Computer Program
Programmer Paul Fitzpatrick
URL https://paulfitz.github.io/daff/
Accessed 2014-11-04 19:36:07
Abstract This is a library for comparing tables, producing a summary of their differences, and using such a summary as a patch file. It is optimized for comparing tables that share a common origin, in other words multiple versions of the "same" table. The daff library is written in Haxe, which can be translated reasonably well into at least the following languages: Javascript Python Java C# C++ Ruby (using an unofficial haxe target developed for daff) PHP
Archive GitHub

November 03, 2014

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Moving is a Pain

Type Blog Post
Author Hugh Cayless
URL http://blogs.library.duke.edu/dcthree/2013/07/13/moving-is-a-pain/
Date 2013-07-13
Accessed 2014-11-03 14:39:09
Abstract They say moving is one of the higher-stress activities we engage in. It’s certainly been that way for papyri.info, which is moving (along with me and Ryan) to DC3. Let me tell you about how I spent the latter part of my second week in DC3: On Wednesday morning, I’d planned to get the last [...]
Blog Title Duke Collaboratory for Classics Computing (DC3)

October 30, 2014

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The Map Academy: Learn to create maps on the web and visualize geospatial data

Type Web Page
Author CartoDB
URL http://academy.cartodb.com/
Rights Copyright 2014 CartoDB
Accessed 2014-10-30 21:30:03
Abstract The Map Academy is an open source project, which serves as a resource for people creating maps on the web. Being open source means that the content that is here, will be free for everyone to access and build upon. Although is an initiative of CartoDB, it is not only a guide to this specific software. While we do think that CartoDB is a great tool to start learning online mapping, it is only one part of a growing network of mapping tools. It is our hope that as the program expands, you will find more and more content that is not related directly with CartoDB, and that will allow you to build your skills as a mapper. This means that at the Map Academy we will start to teach you skills you can use in other technologies such as ESRI, Google Maps, or Mapbox. The Map Academy is designed for self-learners, but can also be used in traditional teaching environments. Since it’s open source, re-publication, adaptations into product manuals, and any other creative usage of the Map Academy is permitted. When possible, we appreciate attribution to the Map Academy.

Emissions from Pre-Hispanic Metallurgy in the South American Atmosphere

Type Journal Article
Author François De Vleeschouwer
Author Heleen Vanneste
Author Dmitri Mauquoy
Author Natalia Piotrowska
Author Fernando Torrejón
Author Thomas Roland
Author Ariel Stein
Author Gaël Le Roux
URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0111315
Volume 9
Issue 10
Pages e111315
Publication PLoS ONE
Date October 29, 2014
Journal Abbr PLoS ONE
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0111315
Accessed 2014-10-30 15:42:48
Library Catalog PLoS Journals
Abstract Metallurgical activities have been undertaken in northern South America (NSA) for millennia. However, it is still unknown how far atmospheric emissions from these activities have been transported. Since the timing of metallurgical activities is currently estimated from scarce archaeological discoveries, the availability of reliable and continuous records to refine the timing of past metal deposition in South America is essential, as it provides an alternative to discontinuous archives, as well as evidence for global trace metal transport. We show in a peat record from Tierra del Fuego that anthropogenic metals likely have been emitted into the atmosphere and transported from NSA to southern South America (SSA) over the last 4200 yrs. These findings are supported by modern time back-trajectories from NSA to SSA. We further show that apparent anthropogenic Cu and Sb emissions predate any archaeological evidence for metallurgical activities. Lead and Sn were also emitted into the atmosphere as by-products of Inca and Spanish metallurgy, whereas local coal-gold rushes and the industrial revolution contributed to local contamination. We suggest that the onset of pre-Hispanic metallurgical activities is earlier than previously reported from archaeological records and that atmospheric emissions of metals were transported from NSA to SSA.

October 29, 2014

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How to use Diazo for Plone Theming

Type Blog Post
Author Crissy Wainwright
URL http://www.sixfeetup.com/blog/how-to-use-diazo-for-plone-theming
Date 2014-10-28
Accessed 2014-10-29 11:01:22
Website Type Blog Post
Language en
Abstract This is an introduction to how to use Diazo for Plone theming. Diazo allows you to map dynamic content from a CMS to a static theme. Diazo is supported in Plone 4.1 and beyond with Plone App Theming.
Blog Title Six Feet Up

Understanding the GitHub Flow

Type Web Page
URL https://kneath.polldaddy.com/s/guides?guide=flow-1&iframe=https%3A%2F%2Fguides.github.com%2Fintroduction%2Fflow%2Findex.html&ft=1
Accessed 2014-10-29 00:21:26
Abstract GitHub Flow is a lightweight, branch-based workflow that supports teams and projects where deployments are made regularly. This guide explains how and why GitHub Flow works.
Website Title GitHub Guides

October 28, 2014

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GitHub, Academia, and Collaborative Writing

Type Blog Post
Author Harrison Massey
URL http://www.hastac.org/blogs/harrisonm/2013/10/12/github-academia-and-collaborative-writing
Date 2013-10-12
Accessed 2014-10-28 16:29:05
Blog Title HASTAC

Git and GitHub

Type Web Page
URL http://commons.gc.cuny.edu/wiki/index.php/Git_and_GitHub
Accessed 2014-10-28 16:27:39
Website Title CUNY Academic Commons

Coding for Humanists, Maybe

Type Blog Post
URL http://techintranslation.com/coding-for-humanists/
Date 2013-07-05
Accessed 2014-10-28 16:25:03
Blog Title Tech In Translation