Current Research

Avviso | Publishing the News that Made us Modern (1537—1743)

An NEH-funded Medici Archive Project

Efficient Editing

A series of blog posts where I evaluate different approaches to drive the cost of scholarly editions down

The Spy Who Wished Them Well

A monograph on medicine, politics, and epistemology in times of religious wars.

Automating Markup in Digital Scholarly Editions

Pre-trained language models can help scholars automate some of the most tedious and labor-intensive tasks of edition. Based on the curated annotations of *Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France*, I evaluate the extent to which a model such as GPT-3 can be rapidly trained to annotate 16th-century technical manuscripts.

Visualizing manuscripts 2 (Update)

Newer version of the interactive treemap with additional features.

A Visual Browser for the Archive

Interactive visualizations provide readers with an alternative sensorial input to navigate complex archival documents.

The Archive at a Glance

Dashboard web applications increase situational awareness in the archive, ultimately improving the latter's accessibility and researchers' productivity

Visualizing Semantic Markup in BnF Ms. Fr. 640

A quick way to correlate the markup of annotated digital editions such as *Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France* with Python

Filippo Cavriana's Secret Correspondence, 1568—1589.

Building a minimal edition of Filippo Cavriana's secret *epistolarium*