Yahoo! Openhack EU (Bucharest)

Last weekend, I was invited to attend the Yahoo! Openhack EU event that was held in Bucharest, Romania as part of a team of “History Enthusiasts” to try and help participants generate ideas using cultural sector data. This came about from the really successful History Hack Day that Matt Patterson…

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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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Over the last few months I’ve been helping Lorna Richardson, PhD student at the Centre for Digital Humanities at UCL. Her research is centred around the use of Twitter and social media by archaeologists and others who have an interest in the subject. I’ve been using the platform for around…

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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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Scuba diving, Sharm el Sheikh

Kate with her favourite fish – 2 clownfish We’ve just returned from a week in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt where we spent a week diving in the company of Kate’s sister and brother-in-law. Our base, at the Hilton Fayrouz, was perfect for the town’s nightlife and using the facilities of…

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