For this Digital Data Stories (DDS) Series on Series entry, we’re exploring our Solo Series. While we generally practice archaeology as a group activity, there are times when we need to practice our archaeological data literacy skills solo. Alone in a museum basement pondering a potsherd, staring into the spreadsheet middle distance, or trekking a […]
The Creativity Clarion Call
Do you love making things? Do you love building good writing habits or exercising your painting skills based on a theme? And do you have an interest in archaeology? If you said “yes” to at least the first question, we’d love to have you test our Creative Series Data Stories!
The Voyage of the Data Story
You may have heard that the Alexandria Archive Institute / Open Context (AAI/OC) team sailed into the San Francisco Bay to attend the Society for California Archaeology meetings. What ye mateys may not have heard is what stories our sailors spun once they were on dry land.
Act 9: Sailing Stories
We finished the first quarter of 2023 on March 31st! That means it’s time to update y’all on the work done by the Data Literacy Program (DLP). After a flurry of fun finishing 2022, we tidied up a bit after being blown around. During that time, our regular readers have seen a flurry of AAI […]
Our favorite moments of SCA 2023
From 17-19 March 2023, members of the Alexandria Archive Institute / Open Context (AAI/OC) team attended the Society for California Archaeology (SCA) Annual Meeting in Oakland, CA. The team had a booth for Open Context and Paulina co-authored a poster for the conference with Meghan! Beyond that, there were a lot of other cool things that […]
Quadruple Take – An ARF lunch talk
Paulina F. Przystupa–a member of The Alexandria Archive Institute team (AAI)–is preparing for another lunch talk at the Archaeological Research Facility (ARF) at University of California, Berkeley. Different from her previous brown bag, Paulina will give an in-person, streamed online lecture on 22 March 2023 at 12:10pm about modeling historical landscapes.