Tag: archaeology

Similes cum similibus facillime congregantur

Towards SCRIPTORIVM: OpenPompei at CAA15 The  Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) Annual Conference, as referred to in home page, is “one of the major events in the calendar for scholars, specialists and experts in the field of

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The seasons of OpenPompei. A project’s diary

Spring 2013. It’s a strange place for the first team meeting face to face: we come from different cities and we meet at the train Circumvesuviana stop “Villa dei Misteri”. For the first time the team of OpenPompei meets the

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Ad maiora!

The STVDIVM is over: our laptops are now turned off and everyone is returning home, carrying a set of new skills and fresh relationships. We brought together twenty-four archaeologists, including students, researchers, professionals, and MiBACT’s employees (from the Italian Ministry

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Open Archaeological Data in Pompeii

Open Pompei is a European Commission-funded project aimed at promoting a culture of transparency and open data in the archaeology profession. To achieve this goal, it takes the roads less travelled: a constant dialogue with social innovators, civic hackers, social

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With Archaeology and Science Under Assault How Many Allies Do We Have? – Number of People with Archaeology Degrees

A few months ago I posted an estimation of the number of people with Archaeology degrees from US Universities. I have since done quite a bit more research on the subject. My initial estimates are probably too high for undergraduate

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