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Serendipity: What are Double-Foot Throttles?

When exploring an archive to answer one question, you sometimes come across information that raises new questions. In some cases, those questions are bizarre. I was searching the Georgia State University Digital Collections for images of the Ivy Street Garage in downtown Atlanta. Built in 1925, the garage was later […]


Georgia State University Library Photogrammetry 1

Photogrammetry, for the purpose of our work at Georgia State, refers to the use of software to combine, convert, and render 2D images into a 3D object. There are numerous methods for this practice, ranging from a single camera operated by a moving human to complex arrangements with multiple cameras […]

Owl Figurine

VRDayATL Conference

On January 12th, GSU’s Creative Media Industries Institute and virtual reality company Nektr co-hosted the first annual VRDayATL conference at the Rialto. Sponsors for the event included Microsoft, CNN, Turner Studios, and many more. Participants included creators and innovators in virtual reality as well as people interested in commercial and […]

Virtual reality conference, Atlanta, January 12, 2017

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Digital Humanities Across Georgia

On Friday, Dec. 9, digital humanists from across Georgia gathered at CURVE and CETL to discuss how institutions around the state could share resources, provide support, and collaborate on DH projects. The meetup was organized by Emily McGinn, Digital Humanities Coordinator at University of Georgia (UGA), and Jason Battles, Director […]