Browsing All posts tagged under »Video«

Digital Engagement in Archaeology Conference- Introduction Video

November 8, 2012


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


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


Funny & Sad Open Access Video

October 28, 2011


Sometimes writing fails you….

Good Practice in Archaeology

May 3, 2011


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

2,2817,2384352,00.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


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 […]