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3D modeling updates

The 3D models in archaeology posts seem to be pretty popular, so I decided to add some more content for you 🙂 Here are some links: 3-D Virtual Model Reconstructs Germany’s Heidelberg Castle: A 3D model of Heidelberg Castle has been made using photographs, drawings, and surveys of the ruins Around the World in 80 […]

Digital Humanities communities in Berlin

Happy new year readers! I am glad to say that we have arrived in Berlin and are settling in. So far we have been exploring the areas around us and awing at the amazing architecture. The city has been fairly quiet (except for an incredibly large amount of fireworks on New Years), so we have […]

Computational Archaeology Documentaries

  I’m busy working through a bunch of documentaries when cooking. I found that the Archaeology section of Documentary Heaven is more focused on computational archaeology than I would have imagined. Here is the list that I have found so far: Documentary on the Vikings – discusses how satellite imaging is used to find Viking sites […]

Computational Archaeology News – May 2016

Here are some of the articles I have read most recently relating to computational archaeology. Teenager Uses Star Map To Discover Lost Mayan City In Central America:Satellite imaging and star positioning were used by a student to discover a lost Mayan city. Thanks To Cosmic Rays, We Finally Know What The Inside Of A Pyramid […]

3D modelling of My Son Unesco Site

We recently visited Vietnam for a holiday and had the chance to visit the My Son UNESCO Heritage site. This site consists of a group of Hindu temples constructed to worship the god Shiva and located in central Vietnam. My Son is a beautiful site that unfortunately also suffered partial destruction during the war. Today parts […]

Computational archaeology news – January 2016

Quite a few news have gathered since the last news post, here they are: New York Public Library Invites a Deep Digital Dive: Digital content and APIs to be made availably by the New York Public library. Archaeology From Above: Article explaining LIDAR for archaeology Estonia launches robot for underwater archaeology [Video]: Youtube video about […]

Slack group for the Digital Humanities

In a previous post I mentioned a Slack chat group for the Crafting Digital History course taking place from the 11th of January. Our lecturer has been quite active on the group and has shared numerous valuable resources already. One of these resources was the mention of the Digital Humanities Slack team where archaeologists, historians, curators, developers, and […]