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ITP Skills Labs in November 2018, Mondays 6:30-8:30PM

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    Julie Fuller

    Join us this November for the following ITP Skills Labs, Mondays 6:30-8:30PM in C196.03. Register through Eventbrite:


    WordPress Theming with PHP and CSS | November 5 | Danara Sarioglu

    • This workshop will combine the HTML/CSS coding with WordPress to discuss how to customize sites by creating child themes, basic PHP, and using FTP to access a remote server. We\’ll also look at installing and configuring modules for common academic use cases. A beginner\’s knowledge of how to set up and modify basic features of WordPress will be helpful for participants.

    Protect Your Work! Intro to Data Security for Graduate Students | November 12 | Jonathan Pickens

    • Join us to learn about backing up important data for your research work.

    Resheduled: Blockchain Explained | November 19 | Gregory Rocco & Hadassah Damien

    • Want to know what Blockchain is and why it should matter to you as a Humanist or a Social Scientist? Join us to find out! You learn more about where you might encounter blockchain technologies, intersections of blockchain and humanities/social sciences, and how the growth of public blockchains is governed through its participants.┬áNo prior experience necessary.

    Data Visualization | November 26 | Hannah Aizenman

    • This lab will introduce participants to basic concepts and tools in data visualization for the humanities and social sciences. Beginning with a definition of data visualization and information design, we will explore key examples including basic line graphs and complex interactive visualizations. We will lean how to use tools like word clouds, Google Ngrams, the Google Public Data Explorer, and map a social network with Gephi.
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