Putting data science in SHAPE: A geographical perspective

Here's my abstract and my slides for the BRIDGES Conference 2022 about gender differences across disciplines: Photo by JESHOOTS.com on Pexels.com Putting data science in SHAPE: A geographical perspective Andrea Ballatore, Dept of Digital Humanities, King’s College London Teaching data science and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to SHAPE students (i.e. Social sciences, Humanities, and the … Continue reading Putting data science in SHAPE: A geographical perspective

An Arts Scholar Learns about Administrative Geography and Datasets

New interdisciplinary blog post on the Mapping Museums blog by Fiona Candlin and me: The first task was deciding which boundaries we should use to search and map the museums listed in our dataset. The Museum Development Network and Arts Council use regions as the basis for organising support and funding. The Office of National Statistics also … Continue reading An Arts Scholar Learns about Administrative Geography and Datasets

The geography of video games

Le Monde recently published a fascinating cultural analysis of Red Dead Redemption 2, a massive AAA video game production set in the US in the late 19th century. This piece reminded me that some (artistically mature) video games enable the exploration of places and their social relations, combining the powers of cinema, role-playing games, and … Continue reading The geography of video games