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Introducing the EUHeritageTOUR project

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By the EUHeritageTOUR project team    Europe’s cultural heritage is unique. Its abundance and diversity are testimonies of a rich past, as well as the foundation of a common future. European cultural heritage is widely recognised as a vehicle for cultural identity and EUheritage TOUR wants to put this on a pedestal. Europeana is one of the project partners. More specifically, EUHeritageTOUR is focused on Europe’s World Heritage sites, recognised by Unesco for their outstanding […]

Personal Branding for Archaeology, Part VI: Using Videos and Pictures

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Social media and the whole of the internet is being winnowed down to the truest essence of human experience— we know the world based on what we’ve seen. We are visual beings. Our eyes are essential to the way we learn. This is something archaeologists have long understood; however, the field of archaeology has been […] (0)

“I Am A Digital Scholar” Video Series

The Matrix Digital Media Lab has started a video series titled “I Am A Digital Scholar”. The intention is to build interest in scholarly pursuits of the Social Sciences, as well as highlight the research being done by our faculty and students. In addition, it will identify how digital capacitates are being utilized to further academic progress. Each video will be roughly 30 seconds long and will feature one scholar. If you or a digital […]

Lit Linguist Computing – Special Issue "Digital Humanities 2013: Freedom to Explore", September 1, 2014; Vol. 29, No. 3

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25 Aug 2014 Literary and Linguistic Computing Table of Contents Special Issue: Digital Humanities 2013: Freedom to Explore Vol. 29, No. 3 September 2014   Editorial Introduction: Freedom to Explore Bethany Nowviskie Lit Linguist Computing 2014 29: 281-282   Original Articles Getting there from here. Remembering the future of digital humanities: Roberto Busa Award lecture 2013 Willard McCarty Lit Linguist Computing 2014 29: 283-306   Geographical and linguistic diversity in the Digital Humanities Isabel Galina […]

CfP: EEE BigData Workshop (27 October 2014)

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25 Aug 2014 Call for papers: 2nd Workshop on Big Humanities Data, held in conjunction with IEEE Big Data 2014 The 2nd IEEE Workshop on “Big Humanities Data” will be held on Monday, October 27, in conjunction with the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2014), which takes place between 27-30 October 2014 in Washington DC, USA, and which provides a leading international forum for disseminating the latest research in the growing […]

Presenting ONLUS ICT Ad Duas Lauros

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The activity of ONLUS ICT Ad Duas Lauros Ad Duas Lauros is a non-profit organization, that operate in the territory of Roma in South East Municipality V, in digitization, archiving texts, documents, video and multi media, of this cultural, historical, archaeological heritage. Continue reading → (0)

Open Access Archaeology Digest #520

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Open Access (free to read) archaeology articles for everyone: The Romanno Terraces: Their Origin and Purpose. Being the Chalmers-Jervise Prize Essay for 1930.http://bit.ly/ZJenGm Notice of a Tomb on the Hill of Roseisle, Morayshire, recently opened; also of the Chambered Cairns and Stone Circles at Clava, on Nairnside.http://bit.ly/YTOw0V Sixty years on: the Institute of Archaeology, 1937-97http://bit.ly/1t4MkEf Castle Acrehttp://bit.ly/12JVgxN Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK (0)

tDAR Software Update (lithic)

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We’re proud to announce tDAR’s twelfth production release: Lithic.  This release contains numerous bug fixes, performance enhancements, and security related improvements.  Some specific highlights include:   Simplified sign-up, purchase, and download experiences A new dashboard where non-contributing users can search and use tDAR more easily Various performance and security improvements  New “Contact” functionality allows users to request access to a confidential file, suggest a correction, or connect with the record owner for any tDAR record […]

New Book from the Oriental Institute: Mesopotamian Pottery: A Guide to the Babylonian Tradition in the Second Millennium B.C.

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Mesopotamian Pottery: A Guide to the Babylonian Tradition in the Second Millennium B.C.   By James A. Armstrong and Hermann Gasche, with contributions by Steven W. Cole, Abraham Van As, and Loe Jacobs Purchase Download Terms of Use As a result of the long-term cooperation between archaeologists from the University of Ghent and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and with the collaboration of other excavators in southern Iraq and surrounding regions, James A. […]

Open Access Archaeology Digest #519

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Open Access (free to read) archaeology articles for everyone: The Warwick Castle cauldronhttp://bit.ly/1437zsa Notes on the Bronze and Iron remains dug up in a ‘Pict’s House,’ in the Holm of Eday, Orkney (presented at last meeting to the Museum of the Society).http://bit.ly/10BrvhR The Present Condition of the Monuments of Egypt and Nubiahttp://bit.ly/10BPuNI The Ancient Windows of Christ’s College Chapel, Cambridgehttp://bit.ly/13UCQQ5 Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK (0)

The underwater forest of Lake Tovel

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As I wrote in a previous post, since 2005 Arc-Team is supporting Prof. Tiziano Camagna and Andrea Forti in their exploration of the underwater forest located in Tovel Lake (in Trentino – Italy). This project gave us some interesting data to test different techniques for underwater archeology, especially in the documentation field (like the use of SfM and IBM in extreme conditions). I already reported some results of our experiments in this post and today […]

BBC Radio 4: In Our Time: Ancient Greece

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BBC Radio 4: In Our Time Archive by Era: Ancient Greece Archimedes Melvyn Bragg discusses the Greek mathematician Archimedes and his famous cry of “eureka!” Aristotle’s Poetics Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aristotle’s Poetics. Aristotle’s Politics Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aristotle’s ‘Politics’. Averroes Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 12th century Islamic philosopher, Averroes. Comedy in Ancient Greek Theatre Melvyn Bragg explores comedy in Ancient Greek theatre including Aristophanes and Menander. Cultural Imperialism Melvyn […]

BOOK REVIEW: Donald R. Prothero about Grande, L. 2013. The Lost World of Fossil Lake: Snapshots from Deep Time – Chicago, University of Chicago Press

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PalArch’s Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology, 11(1) (2014) Perhaps the greatest treasures in paleontology are not individual skeletons of spectacular dinosaurs, but the incredible treasure troves of fossils from the famous “Mother Lode” deposits of fossils known as Lagerstätten. There are about a dozen or so such famous localities around the world, where the fossils have undergone extraordinary preservation. Most preserve the animals in complete articulated state, undisturbed by scavengers and currents, and some even preserve […]

DC-2014 Special Session: RDF Application Profiles and Tools for Metadata Validation and Quality Control

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RDF Application Profiles and Tools for Metadata Validation and Quality Control Half-day Special Session @ DC-2014 Thursday, 9 October 2014 – 1:30-5:00 =============================================================== LOCATION: Austin, Texas, USA VENUE: AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center (http://www.meetattexas.com/) SESSION HOMEPAGE: http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/index/pages/view/rdfAP CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://purl.org/dcevents/dc-2014 REGISTRATION: http://dcevents.dublincore.org/index.php/IntConf/index/pages/view/registration-2014 (Thursday day-rate option available) =============================================================== Session Abstract:  This session will focus on establishing requirements for implementing Application Profiles from the perspective of software developers. In particular, our interests include the requirements necessary for performing validation and quality checks […]

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