I was interviewed re the open digital archaeology podcast. Aside from saying "imposter" like a ferengi... https://www.podcastinit.com/odate-digital-archaeology-textbook-episode-194/
racism and classical studies Show more
I was at the #aiascs meeting, but not in the session where this happened:
If you read the article above, you must read the primary victim's response:
My collaborators & I have been working on a little project. It's at the point where we can show it to the world, on the understanding that yes there are errors and rough bits here and there, but with time these will iron out.
So, welcome to the Open Digital Archaeology Textbook Environment! https://electricarchaeology.ca/2018/12/14/odate-in-perpetual-beta/
We’ve got another opening at the Northeastern University Library: Digital Metadata and Ingest Supervisor — join us! https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/58578
If you're into boardgames--my collaborators and I have made a game about Roman power, history, and money-
FORVM: Trade Empires of Rome. https://forvm.ca
Call for #Contributions: The #Critical #Makers Reader (maker culture, critical applied research methodologies…). Proposals (500 words max.) due before December 14th, 2018 http://networkcultures.org/blog/2018/10/31/call-for-contributions-the-critical-makers-reader
“The challenge for progressives who love the classics is to present a vision that’s just as vital and relevant, but that sees ancient racism and sexism, where they exist, as topics to be explored thoughtfully rather than mindlessly celebrated.” @donnazuck
so, as i understand it, this: https://github.com/h4t0n/instagram-scraper/blob/master/spiders/hashtag.py
1. parses search results
2. looks at 'location' for each result. If not null, it parses the location id to get actual long lat
3. but as posted on github, it always returns 0, 0.
4. I modified it to also return # of likes
5. which works; and if location is 'null', all data returned appropriately.
6. if location is not null, totally throws error, collects nothing for geotagged posts.
What gives? #scrapy hurts my head.
Netflix now "personalises" artwork based on individuals' data:
This is hypertargeted advertising: different people see different info about same film, most get misled about its nature.
Same thing is now happening with political advertising:
Same candidates, but different individuals see totally different information about them. Most get misled about candidate's nature.
With a film you can stop watching when you find out truth, but after an election it's too late.
European funding agencies announce Plan S, an uncompromising push toward true open access for research publications by 2020. https://www.scienceeurope.org/coalition-s/
I put it on github in case you also want to write tracery grammars in jupyter notebook https://github.com/aparrish/tracery_kernel
Today on the blog - we're back with the "Troweling Theme Parks" series, talking about #EPCOT, monoliths, and megaliths in #archaeology - check it out! https://animalarchaeology.com/2018/09/03/troweling-theme-parks-monoliths-of-memory-at-disneys-epcot-centre/ #disneyworld #disney
Cool; this edited collection on media studies and digital humanities (ed. J. Sayers) is available for free viewing for a few weeks https://www.readcube.com/articles/10.4324/9781315730479?shared_access_token=opaz68f_OTPvjeA46IRkeALBIUWHziPdsn0vlMIwK3TULXKE-EC0H-JJkU6QNJzzXRGydyDzGN9ecm6P_PqgDV6nDlkpuMSgSVAWdaK2_HJNjQCeoi-MnGo0sTUDMzftzQqHbX9pEdg6aw6Ice8jsukd8AAAcNXlQrR9CFOcwFA%3D
#JournalClub reminder Show more
On Sept 1, I will randomly choose a paper from among those suggested to me for us to read as an instance #JournalClub
To suggest a paper:
* You must be a user of https://scholar.social
* Paper should be accessible to everyone for free
* Paper must come from outside your area of study/expertise
* Reply to me with the paper's DOI with Direct privacy setting
I will randomly choose one from among those suggested and pin it to my profile for the month :)
Blog post about some stuff I'm doing - Jupyter Notebooks for Digital Archaeology (and Digital History too!)
interactive notebooks in your browser for teaching and learning digital archaeology. I built many of these; edits welcome.
digital archaeology stuff. electricarchaeology.ca. carleton u.
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