Dennis Yi Tenen Ø about notes projects publications service talks teaching

Selected Projects

  1. Group for Experimental Methods in the Humanities. Founding member, (09/14). A research collective specializing in cultural analytics, literary modeling and visualization, technologies of dissent, media archaeology, spatial humanities.
  2. Science Surveyor. PI, (2014–2016). Visualizing the growth and decay of shared knowledge in collaboration with Stanford Computer Science. Recipient of Brown Center Media Innovation Award ($500k).
  3. Rikers Story Bot, (2015–). Coding workshop + algorithmic storytelling set in and about Rikers Island correctional facility, New York city’s main jail complex. Featured in Fast Company.
  4. dh-notes. Principal maintainer, (2013–today). Lab notebooks, local knowledge, journal lists, tutorials, and other useful information for the new media and digital humanities community.
  5. Open Syllabus Project. PI, (9/13–8/15) Collecting and analyzing the world’s largest corpus of academic syllabi. Recipient of $210k grant from the Sloan Foundation. Research featured in The New York Times, TIME Magazine, Der Spiegel Online, FiveThirtyEight. 6.
  6. PI, (9/13–8/14). Research group exploring the impact of piracy on the spread of knowledge around the world. Findings featured in Le Monde.
  7. Studio at Butler. Founding member, faculty advisor (9/13–today). Planning, specification, and programming of the Butler Studio, a maker/lab space at the center of Butler Library. Hosting lectures, training workshops, and open labs.

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