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Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

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Six Degrees of Pennsylvania: William Penn and Quaker Brokerage

30 August 2017

By John Ladd This week our tutorial, Exploring and Analyzing Network Data with Python, was published on Programming Historian. If you’re thinking about getting started with networks...

Introducing: Six Degress on Wikidata

24 May 2017

This is a guest post by Andrew Gray An introduction to Wikidata Wikidata is a linked-data project run by the Wikimedia Foundation, better known for Wikipedia—which no doubt...

"Ut Tensio Sic Vis": Introducing the Hooke Graph

10 April 2017

Or, The Return of Spring By John Ladd A 2004 portrait of Robert Hooke by Rita Greer, via Wikimedia Commons. Note the spring by his left elbow. In A Description of Helioscopes and...

How the Bacon Gets Made

23 March 2017

John Ladd In my last post I gave an overview of the design sprint we held back in February; in this one I’d like to give a sneak peek of what we’ve been working on—to...