Almanacs are early prototypes of what we now know as “data analytics.” Published since the seventeenth century, almanacs are practical guides to the year ahead, comprising forecasts, calendars, and information in areas such as farming, nautical navigation, and finance. This project revisits the almanac as a site for critical making. It aims to unpack some of the history of prediction, and to question the divide between data science and divination.
See this blog post for more information.
More documentation coming soon.