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Digital Engagement in Archaeology Conference- Introduction Video

November 8, 2012

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I am at the Digital Engagement in Archaeology Conference recording the great talks. I will be putting up all of the videos of most of the talks over the next few days. To start out here is introduction:

How close are archaeologists with their predictions?

January 7, 2012

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There is a great book called Motel of Mysteries in which, in “the future”, archaeologists discover a “motel” and then make all sorts of interpretations. It gets pretty funny with some of the interpretations of what stuff was used for. If I remember correctly at one point they say a toilet seat is a hat. […]

“When you are caught up in the throes of academia, in historical debate and analysis, you sometimes lose touch with that essential part of history; it’s the part that makes it beautiful and interesting.”

November 26, 2011

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Funny & Sad Open Access Video

October 28, 2011

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Sometimes writing fails you….

Good Practice in Archaeology

May 3, 2011

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Saw this article on Past Horizons about how Scotland’s Rural Past program was ending (project was only funded for a few year). The best part about the project is that even though the funding is ending they are making a concerted effort to leave a lasting educational presence. The project has produced a series of […]

Will We Ever Excavate the Internet?

April 28, 2011

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http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2384352,00.asp So Friendster, one of the original social network website, is deleting all of its content, like someday Facebook will. Usually, I would not care but it reminded me of this video from the Onion- “Internet Archaeologists Find Ruins of Friendster Civilization” I laugh pretty hard every time I see this video but it makes […]

Labor of Love or Exploitation

March 19, 2011

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So for my first true blog I will talk about some of my most recent research. Long story short, I went through the job postings on archaeology job site, Shovebums, and calculated out the wages for Field Techs (entry level position in archaeology) for the last couple of years. I even turned the data into […]