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Mapping with the kid

Yazan: Candace | 26 February 2011 | 1 Comment
Categories: code, Family, Fusion Tables, Google, Life, Maps, Tools, Uncategorized

On Friday nights while my middle kid practices with his soccer team, my youngest and I go to the nearby coffee shop and work on code. He’s 10 years old. Our first project was a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure program in Python, then we moved to a random generator (again in Python), and last night he mapped some […]

City of Windsor’s Open Data: Map of Libraries, Arenas, Community Centres & Heritage Sites

Yazan: Candace | 20 February 2011 | 1 Comment
Categories: Activism, code, Google, Maps, OpenData, Technology, Uncategorized

This map uses open data from the City of Windsor Open Data Catalogue. If you’re interested in the process used to make this map I’ve included step-by-steps at the bottom of the page. Drag and zoom to explore. Key to icons: Large red = Community Centres Large purple = Libraries Large blue = Arenas Small […]

THATcamp SF Bootcamp: Everything Google with Mano Marks

Yazan: Candace | 12 October 2010 | No Comments
Categories: code, Uncategorized

In the spirit of THATcamp and trying new things, I’m trying something new here. If all goes well, my notes from the “Everything Google” Bootcamp this past weekend at THATcamp Bay Area should be embedded below. The session was run by Mano Marks, a developer advocate (DA) at Google. My reflection on the session is […]

An intro to text mining

Yazan: Candace | 11 October 2010 | 3 Comments
Categories: code, Uncategorized

I started my THATcamp Bay Area weekend in a bootcamp session on Text Mining with Aditi Muralidharan, a graduate student at UC Berkely. (@silverasm & http://mininghumanities.com). Links to the slides from the session are here. The session was geared for people who collect the data then ask “what do I do with all this stuff?!?” […]

THATcamp Bay Area: winding down

Yazan: Candace | 11 October 2010 | No Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

So THATcamp Bay Area is winding down. The unconference is over and a handful of people are hanging around having post-conference conversations, enjoying the sun, finishing the beer. Pizza has been ordered and a couple of us are working on wrap up posts before we return to our daily grind. I want to try to […]

History Symposium at University of Windsor

Yazan: Candace | 06 April 2010 | No Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

This Thursday, 8 April 2010, graduate students of the History Department at the University of Windsor will present papers from two courses being offered this term: 43-510: Post-Colonialism and 43-511 Modernity The symposium will take place in McPherson Lounge at Alumni Hall on the University of Windsor campus. Schedule: 9:30 AM: Welcome 9:30-11: Modernity and […]

Audiocasts

Yazan: Candace | 27 October 2005 | No Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

Audiocasting is an ideal tool for combining third wave issues with a people‚Äôs media. Choose an audiocast. Click the link to listen now or right-click and choose “save link” to download to the location of your choice. 2005/12/02 – Audiocasts for Learning (20 mins, 19 MB) More info about this audiocast here. 2005/11/01 – Masculinity […]

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