In April 2018 Chris Webster attended the Society for American Archaeology Meetings in Washington, D.C. Today's episode contains segments recorded in the poster room and the exhibit hall.
Chris participated in a forum on virtual and digital ethics at the 2018 Society for American Archaeology annual meetings in Washington, D.C. in April. On today's episode, Chris and Paul talk about the forum and what virtual and digital ethics actually mean for archaeologists.
We also include a few select recordings from the conference.
On today’s episode, Chris and Paul discuss an article (linked below) from the Society for American Archaeology’s Advances in Archaeological Practice regarding digital extensions to physical museum exhibitions. We get into the weeds on this and discuss the future possibilities of digital museums.
- Article: An Extension Without an Exhibition: Considering the Continued Life (and Usefulness) of a Digital Heritage Output - by Meghan Dennis
- Article DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/aap.2017.35
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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On today's episode Chris and Paul answer some listener questions.
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Today's episode starts with a brief discussion of the state of digital site recording technology and what the future holds. Then Chris and Paul discuss the article "Pencils and Pixels..." which discusses the coming transition from traditional archaeological field illustration to digital drawing methods and how they can be integrated into a born-digital future.
- Pencils and Pixels: Drawing and Digital Media in Archaeological Field Recording
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