Today Chris and Paul discuss an article from the May 2018 issue of Advances in Archaeological Practice, a journal from the Society for American Archaeology. It's an article that summarizes the rest of this special journal issue that is all about the reuse of archived data. It's a real issue in archaeology and we dive in on this episode.
That's right. Will your *.DOC file still be readable in 10 years? What's a CSV file and how can you use it? On this show, we talk about the most common file formats for photographs, documents, and a few others.
Abby Smith Rumsey, author of When We Are No More: How Digital Memory is Shaping Our Future, joins this episode to talk about data, archiving, and cultural memory.
- Abby Smith Rumsey - When We Are No More: How Digital Memory is Shaping Our Future
- Article: "The Risk of Digital Oblivion" from the Chronicle of Higher Education
- Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet: Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Information. The Final Report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access
App of the Day:
- Sims - PlantNet
- "The 'Shazam' for Plants Will Identify Any Plant from a Picture", Alana Kelter, Collective Evolution, March 16, 2016
- Round - Pill Reminder App
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Michael Ashley, founder of Codifi, joins this episode to talk about all the new things coming from this company. Chris Webster and Christopher Sims announce their involvement with Codifi, and the whole crew talks about doing better digital archaeology and going completely paperless.
- CRM Archaeology Podcast: Live from GBAC 2016
- Codifi Ideas Portal
- Codifi on Facebook
Contact the Hosts
- Chris Webster - @archeowebby (Twitter and Snapchat)
- Chris Sims - @godigahole (Twitter and Instagram)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org