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LoCloud is a Best Practice Network of 32 partners, co-funded under the CIP ICT-PSP Programme of the [...]

This past Monday, in my musing, I mentioned Kanu Hawaii–a nonprofit that recruits people to take act [...]

The iPad market is saturated. Tablets are gadgets for a largish, elite niche. So, as a technology, t [...]

The Art & Science of Curation is a project which explores ideas around Curation and the role of [...]

New Byzantine texts were added to the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae on 22 April 2014 0082 APOLLONIUS DYS [...]

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Archäologie und Computer 2007. Workshop 12 Wien 2008. PDF-Files auf CD-ROM Preis: zehn Euro ISBN 978 [...]

The following is an excerpt from a Program Update by Christa Williford, with contributions from Amy [...]

Todays list of Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles:STAC: The Severe Terrain Archaeologic [...]

Personal Digital Archiving 2014. Photo by Bill Lefurgy. Cinda May, a key organizer of the Personal D [...]

Google has released all its old Google Street View pictures, so we can travel back in time…. We’ve g [...]

New Voices In Classical Reception Studies Conference Proceedings Volume 1 Conference Proceedings Vol [...]

At the Inaugural Texas Digital Humanities Consortium Conference (TXDHC) on April 12, Elijah Meeks su [...]

Irmengard MAYER1 / Marina DÖRING-WILLIAMS1/ Georgios TOUBEKIS2 / Michael JANSEN2 / Michael PETZET3 ( [...]

Filippo SUSCA (Dipartimento di Progettazione dell’Architettura, Facoltà di Architettura di Firenze, [...]

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frabbott on “What libraries are doing a librarian re-skilling program?”

We’ve been making some efforts in this direction at University of Alabama. I’d be happy to talk details and compare notes. [...]


AWMC API goes live

The Ancient World Mapping Center is pleased to announce the rollout of a new application programming interface (API) that allows users to interact directly with the center’s database. The API can be found here and documentation related to the API can be found at the ‘API Documentation’ tab. The API allows the user access to all of the center’s [...] [...]


Gooru: A search engine for learning

I’ve had the chance for some incredible learning opportunities lately, both formal and informal. Two conferences, the National Council for the Social Studies in Seattle and the Association of Educational Service Centers in Tampa, provided some great ideas and networking in a formal way.

But November was also a great month for informal learning through [...]


Portable GIS 3.1

I’ve done a quick update to Portable GIS version 3, based on some user feedback (keep it coming). The new version (3.1) now contains QGIS Server, fully configured, and also the GDAL 1.9 libraries for Portable Python.

Head over to here to download the latest version, and check out the documentation included in the install [...]


Does it always sounds better in French?

In January, I posted a rant about my dislike of the marginalizing term “digital humanities.”  The post has recently been included in a collection of French essays on … you guessed it,  “humanités numériques” (digital humanities).   The French translation by Marion Lamé and Pierre Mounier (available here) is more than accurate:  its polished  style seems to me an eloquent proof that thinking about technology can embody the best qualities of a traditional humanistic education.  I think I prefer it to the English original.

Maybe this kind of subject always sounds better in French.



Çatalhöyük: Shrine of the Hunters

Çatalhöyük: Shrine of the Hunters from Artas Media on Vimeo. Last year during my presentation at the VIA conference I was asked the question “When will you be creating an animation?” and it was one of the main talking points during the 45 minute question and answer session that accompanied the end of my paper. No matter where the [...] [...]