Author Archives: Tim Sherratt

About Tim Sherratt

I'm a digital historian, web developer and cultural data hacker who's been developing online resources relating to archives, museums and history since 1993. I've written on weather, progress and the atomic age, and developed resources including Bright Sparcs, Mapping our Anzacs and The History Wall. I'm currently employed by the National Museum of Australia, as well as being an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Digital Design and Media Arts Research Cluster at the University of Canberra. I was one of the organisers of THATCamp Canberra in 2010.

Load my laptop

I mentioned in my Bootcamp session outline that if people wanted to play along it would be good to have a web server stack installed. This sounds much scarier than it is is, and it really gives you the opportunity … Continue reading

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Fun with Trove Newspapers

The NLA’s Trove Newspapers database is a magnificent resource for digital history, but it’s currently not very easy to do detailed analysis of content. I’ve been working on a few tools which make this easier and I’d be interested in … Continue reading

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