Overview of the United States - Statistical Atlas States: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming Major Counties: Alameda, Allegheny, Bexar, Bronx, Broward, Clark, Contra Costa, Cook, Cuyahoga, Dallas, Fairfax, Franklin, Fresno, Fulton, Harris, Hennepin, Hillsborough, Honolulu, King, Kings, Los Angeles, Maricopa, Mecklenburg, Miami-Dade, Middlesex, Milwaukee, Montgomery, Nassau, New York, Oakland, Orange, Orange, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, Pima, Queens, Riverside, Sacramento, Salt Lake, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Clara, Shelby, St. Major Cities:
An Animated Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States The Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond recently released a new feature called the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States. This new atlas contains more than 700 historical maps of the United States. The maps within the atlas are arranged into eighteen sections. As a student and teacher of history I was drawn to the sections devoted to population, territorial expansion, political parties and elections, and military history. Vector Space Models for the Digital Humanities Vector Space Models for the Digital Humanities Ben Schmidt, October 25, 2015 Recent advances in vector-space representations of vocabularies have created an extremely interesting set of opportunities for digital humanists. These models, known collectively as word embedding models, may hold nearly as many possibilities for digital humanitists modeling texts as do topic models.
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal December 30, 2005 Discuss this comic in the forum December 29, 2005 December 28, 2005 Interactives archive: Exploration Body BreakdownsClick on different parts of a climber's body to discover what people experience at high altitudes. Climb DenaliExplore the demanding route from base camp to the 20,320-foot summit. Climb EverestFollow the routes up the north and south sides of Mount Everest, through 360° photographic panoramas and animation. 21 Map Creation Tools for Students and Teachers Yesterday, I published a review of MapFab which is a fabulous, free, and simple tool for creating maps online. Writing that post got me thinking about all of the other free map creation tools that I've reviewed over the years. Google Maps and Google Earth are my favorite tools for creating maps, but not every school allows teachers and students to download it. And creating Google Maps does require you to have a Google account which is an obstacle to use in some schools too.
The following links will allow users to play with live, running versions of three sample models that we have built and are hosting on our own server. These models are also included with the Serendip installation (which will likely yield better performance). Note: our server might have trouble with heavy traffic--best performance is achieved through downloading the tool and running it locally. Shakespeare_50 This model of 50 topics was built on a corpus of the 36 plays of William Shakespeare. Here's 101 useful websites with easy to remember names Here's 101 useful websites with (mostly) easy to remember names. Most of these websites help you manage productivity or just have some fun. If you enjoyed this list be sure to check out MajorGeeks Top Freeware Picks. Interactives archive: Earth Amber Around the WorldFrom the Arctic to the tropics, from Mexico to Myanmar, amber is cosmopolitan, as this clickable map shows. Anatomy of KatrinaTrack the hurricane from its birth in the open ocean through its catastrophic encounter with the Gulf Coast. Anatomy of NyiragongoFind out what features make this unquiet volcano tick.