Entries by SBB Lab

Projects Hackathon Coding Gender 2019

In the summer of 2019 the hackathon „Coding Gender – Women in Cultural Data“ took place in the Berlin State Library. During this three-day event, interdisciplinary teams of computer scientists, designers and humanities scholars developed innovative projects using digitised historical documents from the Berlin State Library and addressing questions such as the visibility of women […]

Benimm-Dich-Bot (Behave-bot)

The historical Twitter bot “Benimm Dich, Du Frauenzimmer!” (“Behave, woman!”) has advice for every life situation! The Benimm-Dich-Bot gives advice for small and big problems in the life of modern women*: But beware, it should be used with caution. Its role models date back to the 19th century and its credo is “Behave, woman! The […]

Lou Andreas-Salomé – Interactive Storytelling

Extraordinary find at the Hackathon Coding Gender: the mobile phone of Lou Andreas-Salomé! She was smart, popular and incredibly well-connected, the psychoanalyst and writer Lou Andreas-Salomé; a true influencer of her time. But in the black and white pictures we can see of her today, she seems rather aloof, withdrawn and serious. Andreas-Salomé wrote numerous […]

Frawenzimmer. The new magazine!

The project “Frawenzimmer” was created as part of the Hackathon Coding Gender. It takes up the current genre of women’s and gossip magazines and combines it with historical sources from the digitised collections of the Berlin State Library. A large part of the topics and discourses currently under discussion have a long tradition! The tone […]

Beruf-O-Mat. Find your former self

Based on the data sets provided for the Hackathon Coding Gender, the Beruf-O-Mat is an exciting quiz that uses six questions to find out which CV would have led to which (female) profession in the past and how well (or badly) women in the different eras were able to make ends meet with it. Questions […]

Weibsbilder. World Wide Women.

How can role models be represented? What relationships exist between specific role attributions, the activities performed and the source genres? Are there congruences between specific roles and source genres? These questions were answered by the team “Weibsbilder. World Wide Women” in the Hackathon Coding Gender. Based on the data sets Picturing Gender, Dolls Kitchens and […]

SBBrowse

A proof of concept for Digital Humanities researchers – automatically enriched with metadata derived from various algorithms, including content-based image functions.

ShiCo

A visualization of concepts that change over time in digitized newspapers from the years 1882 to 1902 from the holdings of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin.