Tweets of a Native Son
A website featuring data visualizations about James Baldwin’s 21st-century digital afterlives that can be explored by students, fans, and scholars: #BlackLivesMatter tweets, popular YouTube videos, library circulation data, and more.
Sample Social Network Datasets For Teaching With Gephi (and Other Tools Like It)
Network datasets include: characters in the Game of Thrones universe; modernist authors who published together in journals; characters in the Marvel Universe; seventeenth-century Quakers; books about U.S. politics that were co-purchased around the 2004 presidential election; and people in TrumpWorld. A sample Gephi project created with the Game of Thrones network data can be viewed and explored as an interactive web network here.
Mapping the Birth (and Death) Places of Nobel Laureates.
Lil’ Microfiction Generator
A React application that tells randomly-generated stories about Academia 📚, Hollywood ⭐, and the NBA 🏀.
A Twitter bot collaboration with John Ladd that retweets parodies of William Carlos Williams’s 1934 poem “This Is Just to Say.”
A Twitter bot that retweets mentions of “James Baldwin.”
A Twitter bot that tweets Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” from Kanye West’s perspective, line-by-line, twice every day.
A Twitter bot that retweets #HistorianSignBunny memes.