If you’ve heard rumors about a new data story from the Data Literacy Program (DLP), you’d be right. We’re debuting our next data story, Gabbing about Gabii: Going From Notes To Data To Narrative, and opening it up for beta testing. We’re looking for folks from all cliques and circles, seeking folks who are the […]
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Join the Herd…of Beta Testers!
You’ve been cow-nting on us to let you know when we’d open up our data story for beta testing. Well, we’re tooting our own horn to let y’all know we want to have mooooo folks beta test our first data story! We’re looking for testers from all herds, and are keen to rustle up folks […]
Data Stories, Character Sheets, and…Cows?
Welcome to the Digital Data Stories blog series! The Alexandria Archive Institute and Open Context advocate for data sharing, data literacy, open access, and community collaborations. In this series, we discuss our ongoing digital data literacy project, the goal of which is to promote easier use of digital open data by students, researchers, and the […]
Live-Streaming Workshop on Pioneering Approaches to Digital Archaeology
Later this week—Feb 27-28, 2015—a cast of leaders and innovators in digital archaeology will meet in snowy Boston to discuss the potential of mobile technologies for advancing research. The Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future workshop, supported by a Digital Humanities Start-Up grant from the NEH, aims to synthesize current practices in the “use, […]
AAI Wins EOL Computable Data Challenge
This month, with funding from the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL), the AAI launched a new project using Linked Open Data to enhance archaeological data sets. A collaborative undertaking by the AAI, Prof. Benjamin Arbuckle (Baylor University), and a team of international zooarchaeologists, the project was one of two winners of the EOL’s Computable Data Challenge. […]