Agent-based modelling with Netlogo

In this blog post I am going to give an overview of Netlogo, an agent-based modeling environment. The first part will consist of a very brief introduction to some elements of the Netlogo environment. This is not intended to be an extensive tutorial but rather a first glimpse into some of the basic features of … Continued

Setup and manage a complex dataset using Strapi

In this tutorial we are going to install Strapi on your computer. We will then setup a database complete with forms for easy content management and creation. The dataset we are going to build for this example is a collection of paintings, artists and museums but anything will do. Disclaimer: this tutorial is written for … Continued

INCEpTION: A Semantic Annotation Platform

Annotation platforms are tools that facilitate the procedure of transferring external information to any type of raw resources. The information we add varies from one case to another. Images can be annotated by adding meta-data such as the date of creation or name of items depicted in them. Text documents can be enriched by linguistic … Continued

The MAXQDA and ethic commitments

The aim of this blogpost is to  review data analysis software. None of the qualitative software (nVivo, Atlas.ti, Maxqda, dedoose.) actually “analyse” the data for you in the way that quantitative software does. They are more applicable in systematically organising, coding, annotating, visualising, etc. rather than data analysis. In essence, the analysis is still the … Continued

The Zooniverse and the Historian

Thoughts on a promising relationship   Originally developed by the Adler Planetarium in Chicago in 2007 to map the stars with the help of internet users on a global scale, the crowdsourcing platform Zooniverse now hosts more than 110 peer-reviewed projects and has 1.7 million users worldwide. Zooniverse calls its concept “people-powered research”; its aim … Continued