Calling Something a Dataset: Visualizing the Crystal Palace

From Digital Storytelling: Since December, I’ve been working with Steven Lubar for a presentation at Bard College last week. The event focused on the 1853 New York Crystal Palace. Lubar has introduced his presentation over at Medium. (Parts one through three are up at the moment – the next installment will complement this piece.) Most of … Continue reading Calling Something a Dataset: Visualizing the Crystal Palace

Digital Storytelling: It’s Britney, Bitch: Commentary on Distortion in Spears’s Use of Social Media

For Digital Storytelling: As someone who at times seems to only exist on Twitter, I’m fascinated by the ways in which people use the platform to craft their own narratives. But I also love the off-the-beaten-path accounts – bots, parodies, and what I like to call commentary. I spend a lot of time looking at … Continue reading Digital Storytelling: It’s Britney, Bitch: Commentary on Distortion in Spears’s Use of Social Media