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Shawn Day
Works at Queen's University of Belfast
Attends McMaster University
Lives in Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland
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Too funny. 'The Emperor's New Phone Indeed'!
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It certainly shows well Margaret. Hope you are well.
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great advice that came out of a THATCamp session facilitated by Mark Sample
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The people behind OpenDataCity [opendatacity.de] released a real-time map of delayed long-distance trains [sueddeutsche.de] of the Deutsche Bahn, as they happen to drive around in Germany. Trains are ...
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Education
  • McMaster University
    PhD History, 2004 - present
  • University of Guelph
    MA History, 2002 - 2004
  • University of Guelph
    BA Management Economics, 1984 - 1988
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Shawn Day is an entrepreneur, digital historian, economist and student of design (blending the aesthetic and the informative). He applies digital, spatial and social network analysis to the study of the relationships between credit, respectability, and order in the Victorian community.
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Shawn Day is an entrepreneur, digital historian, economist and student of design (blending the aesthetic and the informative). 
After having relocated from Canada, Shawn has been working with the Digital Humanities Observatory, a project of the Royal Irish Academy, to assist and advise Irish humanities researchers and instructors on emerging practises in digital humanities scholarship. 
He is completing a PhD exploring the social and economic circumstances of the nineteenth century retail liquor trade and it's impact on family respectability. He applies digital, spatial and social network analysis to the study of the relationships between credit, respectability, and order in the Victorian community. 
His most recent articles have examined the social dimensions of the Victorian public mental hospital using GIS and statistical modeling tools
Shawn has been involved in a number of successful and innovative digital humanities projects in both Canada and Ireland. Most recently he has worked with large manuscript census databases in the 1871/1891 census project (University of Guelph). He is a team member of the national TAPoR text analysis portal project and the Network for Canadian History and the Environment (NiCHE).
Shawn has blended his background in management economics with an entrepreneurial ethos to found a number of successful software development ventures in Canada and to find a means to leverage this experience in the academic arena.
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Digital Historian
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  • Queen's University of Belfast
    Digital Humanities Coordinator, 2013 - present
  • University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork
    Lecturer, Digital Humanities, 2013 - present
  • Royal Irish Academy
    Digital Historian, 2008 - 2013
  • Trinity College Dublin
    Lecturer, 2011 - 2014
  • Hypertects Development Group
    Managing Director, 1988 - 1998
  • McMaster University
    Teaching Assistant, 2004 - 2008
  • Ardesic Corporation
    Founder, 1998 - 2001
  • Argyle and Broadstreet
    VP Marketing, 1991 - 1994
  • Computer Connection
    Director of Marketing, 1988 - 1990
  • University of Guelph
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Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland
Previously
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada - Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Guelph, Ontario, Canada - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Drones have become a routine part of military operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Using data from the Bureau for Investigative Journalis

The Closed, Unfriendly World Of Wikipedia
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Quiet inner city sanctity. Dating from the heat exhibition of 1907(?) There are lovely paths, gardens, tennis courts and now a delightful cafe.
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Smallest beer garden in Dublin. 4 excellent seats in the sun.
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A really community spot. Sometimes lively - sometimes serene - always delightful.
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Amazing and delicious selection of baking and salads. Cosy, homey and buzzy.
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An absolutely delightful store! The staff are very friendly and knowledge. A great selection of highest quality goods, stationery and very nice pens. A particularly broad selection. Highly recommended.
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Efficient, quirky and unique - 3fe offers superb handcrafted coffee delight along with yummy baking and creative, delicious and particularly healthy and flavourful culinary creations. The atmosphere is clean and minimal, the staff always friendly and happy to offer great advice on the coffee speciality.
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