My Archaeological Experiences

3D modeling updates

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

Computational Archaelogy news- January 2017

Once again it has been a while since my last news post, so I’ll be squishing a variety of resources here. Researchers Decipher Antikythera Mechanism Text¬†– researchers decyphered label on ancient Antikyhthera device using X-ray scanning equipment and imaging technology. Archaeologist points to hidden monument in Jordan’s Petra¬†–¬†Satellite and drone images led to¬†the discovery of¬†a […]

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 […]

Moving to Berlin!

I’ve been living in South Africa for the past 13 years. I did my high school, bachelors and post-graduate studies here.¬†I’ve had a wonderful time during my stay in a country so full of beautiful scenery and archaeology, wrapped in the hearts of so many cultures. I’ve made some amazing friendships and memories. Now, it’s […]

Computational palaeontology and archaeology successfully met

I am glad to announce that our latest meetup¬†was¬†an awesome one. 12 individuals (including the speakers) made it to the event. Pizza, beer and coffee were consumed and awesome talks took place. Our guest speaker Viktor, amazed us with great knowledge and humour. He focused his talk on the Paleo’s digital renaissance currently taking place. […]

Collaborative digital archaeology primer

Shawn Graham from the Electric Archaeology blog has created a Github¬†project called DAP. This projects aims to gather people across the¬†Computational Archaeology community to work on a¬†digital archaeology primer. The aim of this primer is to gather basic information about computational archaeology from the community. This information can then be used to teach archaeologists about […]

Progress for the Meetup in Johannesburg

The meetup is doing well! We now have 24 members of the Computational Archaeology Meetup group in Johannesburg, South Africa. Our first meeting will be at Wolves in Illovo on the 20th of July. It is aimed at getting to know each other, after which we’ll know more about each other’s skills and be able […]