A Digital Humanities
Laboratory
in the cloud

Cailean Cooney, Harlan Kellaway, Gioia Stevens, & Stephen Zweibel

What?

How?

Knowledge

  • Linux
  • Command Line
  • Databases
  • Programming Languages

Infrastructure

  • Computer Lab(s)
  • Servers
  • Institutional Backing

DH scholarship needs infrastructure

  • Virtual computer in the cloud
  • Gold-standard DH tools pre-installed
  • Clear documentation

Tools

  • IPython
  • Natural Language Toolkit
  • MALLET: MAchine Learning for LanguagE Toolkit
  • Omeka
  • R Studio
  • More coming

Who?

Educators

Scholars

Students

  • Save money
    • Each instance = $0.02/hour
  • Save time
    • Instantiates in 5 minutes
  • Save space
    • Computer lab in the cloud





https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/

Work with us

DH Box is in the classroom

Contact us:

hello@dhbox.org

Questions?

DH Box @DH_Box

Stephen Zweibel @stevezweibel

Cailean Cooney @_csmcc

Harlan Kellaway @DigiHumanatee

Gioia Stevens @gioiastevens


Thanks to Professors Matt Gold & Dennis Tenen