In the same way that we can read with a machine, we can also now see, all at once, with a machine. At places like the Software Studies Initiative, they
use computational and data visualization methods to study big visual cultural data. We combine research questions and theories from humanities and media studies with the concepts and techniques from computer science and computational social science.
Increasingly, we communicate visually, from Instagram to TV to graphic novels and on and on. What if we could see all of these images at once?
- Think about visual culture in a different way
- Create and analyze a visualization of images
Tools and Datasets:
- IMJ (Try this one first)
- ImagePlot and others with tutorials
- NYPL Public Domain Images
- Comic Book Plus
- Cover Browser
- Album Art Exchange