archaeology

#digidoc2018

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Last week in Stirling, the epicentre of digital cultural imaging in Scotland’s burgeoning cultural heritage scene, the amazing Engine Shed team organised three days of slick presentations, magic, dancing and whisky that made DigiDoc 2018. (Is that breathless enough for you?)

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Originally published at: http://research.micropasts.org/2014/04/30/preparing-the-index/ Since late 2013, the MicroPasts team has been preparing the British Museum‘s (BM) Bronze Age Index to be the first offering on our crowd-sourcing platform. This corpus consists of around 30,000 (roughly A4 sized) cards (holding information going back to as early as 1913).  The majority of…

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The 29 July marks the first Day of Archaeology, an online social media experiment that coincides with the Council for British Archaeology’€™s Festival of Archaeology (an annual event, this year running from the 16-31 July). The idea for this project came from a conversation between two PhD students, Matthew Law…

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Yesterday UCL’s Institute of Archaeology (which incidentally is top ranked archaeological institution in the UK) hosted a workshop of papers centred around archaeological engagement using digital technologies and the development and implementation of strategy to achieve this. The conference/workshop was badged under the Centre for Audio Visual Study and Practice…

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Day of archaeology 2011

The Day of Archaeology Qr code One of the projects that I’m working on, alongside some other digital archaeologists (Lorna Richardson, Matthew Law, Jess Ogden, Stu Eve, Andrew Dufton and Tom Goskar) is the “The Day of Archaeology 2011”, a social media based project that will allow archaeologists working all…

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