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Final Course Feedback

Over this course , I have begun to understand a lot more about digital humanities as a whole. At first I thought this course would simply be about how to create a website and the tools in it. It was much more than that however , and over time I realized just how integrated digital […]

The Hunger Games and The French Revolution- A Surprising Connection?

Unveiling Truth: A Digital Exploration of District 12 Introduction In the dystopian world of “The Hunger Games,” District 12 symbolizes oppression, resilience, and rebellion. But what if deeper connections existed between this fictional district and historical events? This digital humanities project aims to unravel these hidden threads by intertwining Suzanne Collins’ captivating narrative with the […]

AI- Biased or Not?

For this exercise, I used MotBot to rate biases in sentence stems. The idea behind the bot is to help prevent stereotyping in models such as ChatGPT, and the bot prevented stereotyping, very very poorly. I went through a few ideas such as “a girl” or “a boy”, which provided generally gender-stereotyped answers, to the […]

My Storymap

This week, we were tasked with creating a story map to detail a topic. I wanted to do something a little different from usual, and focused on film locations in British Columbia. It can often feel like there is no Canadian representation in media, especially when it comes to featuring locations. There are many beautiful […]

Course Feedback

Now that we are over halfway through the semester, it has come time to reflect on all I’ve learned so far. So far my strategy has been to watch the videos available, then do the readings, and finally the exercise. Sometimes the readings can be a bit much to comprehend all at once, so occasionally […]

Creating a Timeline

I had an impression this week’s exercise was going to be easy- I even added a timeline into my final project because I thought it would be fun a a breeze to do! Oh boy, was I in for a treat. My first big issue was figuring out what humanities topic to even make a […]

Final Project Proposal

My project is about exploring how the fictional wars in the Hunger Games trilogy reflect and relate to the real wars in the current world, and what insights and lessons can be drawn from them. I want to use digital humanities techniques to analyze and visualize the similarities and differences between the wars in the […]

Using Twine

Above is my story I created using the digital storytelling software Twine. Overall what do I think of Twine? To put it simply, I LOVE it! I thought it was such a fun and easy to use interface to tell a story using multiple choices. I did find it somewhat confusing to use at first, […]

Using AI to Write a Poem

This week, I have chosen to use the AI language model Copilot to write a poem dedicated to the University of Northern British Columbia. First I asked it to write me a poem about the University of Northern British Columbia. dot captures its beautiful geographical location and research oriented schooling. I found the first response […]

Using OCR software

This week, we used OCR software in order to transform a physical document into text/a pdf. To do this, I used Office Lens since it is included in my tuition and easy to use. The post can be found here https://gallery.andreatriesherbest.ca/items/show/6. I did use AI for this assignment, as OCR utilizes AI in order to […]

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