Author: Mia Ridge
On holding a poster session for colleagues
April 21, 2022 | Written by Mia Ridge
Dr Mia Ridge writes… I’ve meant to write this post for a long time, but as we’re looking to (finally)...
Zooniverse activity, March 2022
March 22, 2022 | Written by Mia Ridge
This is a copy of a post I wrote for the Zooniverse forum, sharing our progress with volunteers on our crowdsourcing...
Sharing our first Delivery Plan
December 8, 2021 | Written by Mia Ridge
We're sharing our 2019 Delivery Plan as part of our commitment to transparency and sharing work in progress. This plan...
What does a ‘digital humanities research software engineer’ do?
October 29, 2021 | Written by Mia Ridge
Co-I Mia Ridge writes, we’re recruiting an ‘LwM Research Software Engineer‘ post in the British...
Bridging humanities: embedding public participation in a collaborative research project
October 26, 2021 | Written by Mia Ridge
Co-I Mia Ridge presented a talk, Bridging humanities: embedding public participation in a collaborative research...
Ad or not? New crowdsourcing task
August 12, 2021 | Written by Mia Ridge
It’s not always easy for humans to recognise a snippet of text as being an advertisement, so it’s no wonder...
Exploring ideas for our Living with Machines exhibition
August 11, 2021 | Written by Mia Ridge
An exhibition has been part of our plans since we began working on the funding bid that became Living with Machines in...
Sharing the benefits: free to view newspapers on the British Newspaper Archive
August 9, 2021 | Written by Mia Ridge
We are excited to announce a major milestone for newspapers digitised through this project – from today, some of...
‘Platforms for People-Powered Research’
April 15, 2021 | Written by Mia Ridge
In April 2021, Co-Investigator Mia Ridge took part in a panel on ‘Platforms for People-Powered Research’ at...
Learning from Zooniverse volunteers to improve crowdsourcing projects
January 15, 2021 | Written by Mia Ridge
Did you know that anyone can start their own crowdsourcing project through the Zooniverse Project Builder? Their...
From prams to Parliament – what was a machine? Help us find out
December 4, 2020 | Written by Mia Ridge
Help us teach computers to understand 'machines' from the perspective of people living through the Industrial...
What is a ‘machine’ anyway? Help us describe them
October 27, 2020 | Written by Mia Ridge
Help us describe machines: contribute to our lists of ‘machine’ words on Zooniverse. Our first...
First crowdsourced datasets available
September 10, 2020 | Written by Mia Ridge
Thanks to all the online volunteers who contributed to our first crowdsourcing tasks, we’ve got two results...
Running a remote workshop via a Zoom video call: some quick lessons learnt
May 7, 2020 | Written by Mia Ridge
Some lessons learnt from running an interactive mini-workshop with breakout rooms in Zoom
Living with Machines at the Leeds Digital Festival
April 27, 2020 | Written by Mia Ridge
Dr. Mia Ridge gave a presentation, ‘Rethink Research, Illuminate History’ at the Leeds Digital Festival on...
Can you come up with something better than ‘Getting-To-Grips-A-Thon’?
October 8, 2019 | Written by Mia Ridge
What do you call a working session that’s a hands-on, collaborative, multi-disciplinary deep dive into a...
Introducing the Communities Lab
July 5, 2019 | Written by Mia Ridge
Living with Machines has big ambitions for public engagement and for impact on disciplines related to our research...
Living with Machines at Digital Humanities 2019
June 28, 2019 | Written by Mia Ridge
We are honoured to have had two panel proposals accepted for the Digital Humanities 2019 (DH2019) conference in Utrecht...
Why is the Communities Lab asking people to read old news?
June 14, 2019 | Written by Mia Ridge
Following Ruth’s post introducing the various ‘Labs’ within the project, this is a quick summary of...