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NYPL Labs @ Eyeo Festival 2015

NYPL Labs @ Eyeo Festival 2015

Kill Time. Make History.

Presented by Ben Vershbow (@subsublibrary) and Mauricio Giraldo (@mgiraldo) during the Eyeo Festival 2015, Minneapolis.

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Mauricio Giraldo

June 03, 2015
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  1. ben vershbow
    @subsublibrary

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  2. mauricio giraldo arteaga
    @mgiraldo

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  3. *not real library scientists

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  4. where we work

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  5. hello, internet

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  6. access
    digitization metadata

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  7. access
    digitization metadata

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  8. access
    digitization metadata
    public

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  9. access
    digitization metadata
    public
    traditional digital library program

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  10. access
    digitization metadata
    public
    engagement
    R+D

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  11. so you’ve digitized… now what?

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  12. nytimes.com/2005/11/01/science/earth/old-menus-provide-clues-about-shifting-seafood-tastes.html
    chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/A-M-scientist-pores-over-menus-to-analyze-fishing-1671558.php

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  13. there’s data in them thar menus

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  14. menus.nypl.org

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  15. menus.nypl.org

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  16. 1.3 million dishes transcribed from 17.5k menus

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  17. curatingmenus.org — @katie_rawson and @trevormunoz

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  18. curatingmenus.org — @katie_rawson and @trevormunoz

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  19. npr.org/sections/money/2012/08/13/158719677/a-new-york-steakhouse

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  20. itunes.apple.com/us/app/vintagemenus/id625772478?mt=8

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  21. @_BadTaste_ by @bibliotechy

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  22. remixing collections

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  23. lala.cursivebuildings.com

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  24. lala.cursivebuildings.com

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  25. stereo.nypl.org

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  26. stereo.nypl.org

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  27. Boston Public Library Boston Public Library U.S. Geological Survey
    U.S. Geological Survey

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  28. maps
    (humans ♥ computers)

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  29. jennyodell.com/peripheral-landscapes — @the_jennitaur cc: @ElectricObjects

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  30. “Joe’s Pizza on Carmine”
    latitude: 40.730592
    longitude: -74.002150

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  31. information about the past was just as accessible?
    what if…

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  32. oldnyc.org - @danvdk

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  33. libraries* have the data
    * and archives, museums, historical societies etc.

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  34. ok… slow down

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  35. maps.nypl.org - @tim_waters, @schuyler, @bombayologist, @mattknutzen

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  36. *this is a simulation. actual process is intensive. consult your mathematician before trying

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  37. choleramap.pulitzercenter.org — Sonia Shah

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  38. choleramap.pulitzercenter.org — Sonia Shah

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  39. street names
    year

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  40. use type
    street names
    year

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  41. use type
    street names
    name
    year

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  42. material
    use type
    street names
    name
    year

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  43. material
    use type
    street names
    name
    class
    year

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  44. material
    use type
    street names
    address
    name
    class
    year

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  45. material
    use type
    street names
    address
    floors
    name
    class
    year

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  46. material
    use type
    street names
    address
    floors
    name
    class
    year
    skylights

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  47. material
    use type
    street names
    address
    floors
    name
    class
    year
    skylights
    backyards

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  48. material
    use type
    street names
    address
    floors
    name
    class
    geo location
    year
    skylights
    backyards

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  49. footprint
    material
    use type
    street names
    address
    floors
    name
    class
    geo location
    year
    skylights
    backyards

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  50. footprint
    material
    use type
    street names
    address
    floors
    name
    class
    geo location
    year
    skylights
    backyards

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  51. like OCR for maps

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  52. buildinginspector.nypl.org

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  53. footprint
    material
    use type
    street names
    address
    floors
    name
    class
    geo location
    year
    skylights
    backyards

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  54. check
    YES
    address color

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  55. check
    YES FIX
    address color

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  56. check
    YES FIX
    address color fix

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  57. check
    YES FIX
    address color fix

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  58. check
    YES FIX
    address color fix
    *footprints marked as “NO” go to building heaven

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  59. check
    YES FIX
    address color fix
    *footprints marked as “NO” go to building heaven

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  60. fix address classify

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  61. fix address classify

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  62. 1.1 million+ contributions

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  63. 1855-1862
    1852-1854

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  64. mgiraldo.github.io/toponyms

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  65. mgiraldo.github.io/toponyms

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  66. mgiraldo.github.io/toponyms

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  67. mgiraldo.github.io/toponyms

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  68. mgiraldo.github.io/toponyms

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  69. mgiraldo.github.io/toponyms

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  70. mgiraldo.github.io/toponyms

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  71. let’s kick this up a notch

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  72. spacetime.nypl.org

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  73. spacetime.nypl.org

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  74. bit.ly/spacetime-engineer

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  75. thank you!
    @subsublibrary
    @mgiraldo
    images from, unless otheriwse attributed: NYPL - Mia Moffett (Museum of the City of New York) - Wikimedia Commons - Flickr user wallyg - Giphy - Brian May
    { bit.ly/spacetime-engineer }

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  76. thanks to our colleagues
    Willa Armstrong, Shawn Averkamp, Paul Beaudoin,
    Brian Foo, Josh Hadro, Shana Kimball, Tom Listanti,
    Matthew Miller, John Nowak, Leonard Richardson,
    David Riordan, Eric Shows

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