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DigInG Pioneering Computational Humanities. The Digital Innovation Group pushes the boundaries of computational analysis in the humanities by developing and deploying innovative research software and analytic methods.

The mission of the Digital Innovation Group is to develop new tools to support HPS researchers in processing and analyzing their data, to contribute to the development of a computational research system for history and philosophy of science, and to create new educational resources, opportunities, and experiences for students in computer science and the history and philosophy of science.

Our recent posts

Spotlight: Taylor Quinn

July 05, 2019

Earlier this year, Taylor Quinn joined DigInG as a full-time Software Engineer after being a student worker for the past 1.5 years. We are excited to have him on board and it’s time for a short introduction!

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Python Graduates

June 07, 2019

Looking back: “Intro to Python”

On May 8-9, 2019, we’ve hosted our first “Intro to Python”-workshop. On the first day, Taylor Quinn talked about the basics of programming with Python such as variables, loops, functions, and how to use Jupyter Notebooks to run Python code. On the second day, we spent some time learning about what Git is, and how to use GitHub to manage code. We then talked about wrangling Data in Python using Pandas. Two of our three participants made it all the way to the end, and we are very proud of them!

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Intro to Python Workshop

May 02, 2019

Date: May 8-9, 2019
Location: TBA

Join us for the Digital Innovation Group workshop “Intro to Python” on May 8th and 9th, 2019! Did you always wanted to learn how to program with Python, but never got a chance? If so, this workshop might be exactly what you were looking for. We will teach you your first steps with the Python programming language, how to use the Python Ecosystem (pip, virtual environments, etc.), and will also introduce you to Git and GitHub. No prior programming knowledge required!

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