June 26, 2019

A History Course Site with Leaflet

I’ve been interested in using digital maps to in history projects for a while now. My first big project on this was Situating Chemistry. This is a research database of places where chemistry has been done. Each site can be linked to related people, documents, chemical processes, industries, etc. I presented on Situating Chemistry at […]

Procedural Generation in Ink: Part 2: Encounters and Tables

Procedural Generation in Ink Part 1: Random Entries Part 2: Encounters and Tables Ink is a narrative scripting language for creating interactive fiction and other vast, branching digital projects. Encounters and Tables In the previous part, random entries from lists were used to build a story using parts. This same technique was used to then build …

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Archiving Domains 2019 Presentations

During the process of preparing for our second Domains conference the question came up as to whether we would do any recordings. This was not something we tackled in 2017 the first time around and honestly, there can often be so many moving parts that it diminishes the experience for

Writer SPLOT: Escape from the WordPress Theme

It’s a work in progress, but check out this version of the TRU Writer SPLOT that is no longer tied to the original’s Radcliffe theme (hit the write menu item to try it). All SPLOTs are single purpose tools, most built as WordPress themes stuffed with custom functionality… technically they are child themes that utilize […]

The Art of Domains19

Day 2 of #domains19 and @ryanseslow’s work still remains an inspiring, challenging, creative force in Gallery 3. pic.twitter.com/f3nXrH8fHs — DOMAINS 19 (@DomainsConf) June 11, 2019 There was a lot to love about Domains19,  and I’m just starting to get my … Continue reading

A Poem of the Margins, from the Margins

Magic Margin flickr photo by Theen … shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license I am the ink-made marks in the margins of the text, the voice you’ve not said out loud — not yet — my comments and doodles left like candy to the side, all colored and sweet, for my future self to […]

Procedural Generation in Ink: Part 1: Random Entries

Procedural Generation in Ink Part 1: Random Entries Part 2: Encounters and Tables Ink is a narrative scripting language for creating interactive fiction and other vast, branching digital projects. Random Entries Procedural generation is the creation of content through automatic means. Complex interactions can be made through writing a series of interlocking or dependent simple rules. …

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