In celebration of Asian and Pacific American (AAPI) Heritage month (AAPIHM) or Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month (AANHPIHM), I’ll be using one of Open Context’s projects to consider the complexity of celebrating this month. Specifically, I’ll use data from the Asian stoneware jars project, contributed by Dr. Peter Grave.
Welcome to our first The Alexandria Archives Reads! (AAI Reads!). The book that we’re highlighting is Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality And Threatens Democracy. Written by Cathy O’Neil in 2016, it’s a great introduction to the way that algorithms impact humanity. Specifically, it redefines the “m” in WMD from “mass” to […]
While it feels like we just finished March 2020, take three, it’s amazing to realize that we survived March 2022. Along with that, it’s the first anniversary of the Data Literacy Program’s (DLP’s) quarterly reports. So, what have we been doing in the last few months?
Previously, we’ve discussed our Aggregative series data stories. These curated lists will include book club guides, search tutorials, teaching resources, and more. However, as we assemble these ingredients, it seemed valuable to share one struggle with these data stories.
Welcome to a new blog series of the Data Literacy Program (DLP) called the Alexandria Archive Institute Reads (AAI Reads!). Previously, we introduced our new data story formats and one that we hope to share soon is our Aggregative series. This series will consist of curated lists and teaching materials of existing work that cultivate archaeological […]
Save the date! Paulina of the Alexandria Archive Institute’s (AAI)’s Data Literacy Program (DLP) will be talking about Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) for the Department of Computing Science of the University of Alberta on 16 February 2022 at 1pm MST. This international opportunity is a great space to discuss the DLP and outline the […]