This is an archive of all our posts authored by: Elena Toffalori

Michael Jennings | Database Engineer Volunteer

Michael Jennings | Database Engineer Volunteer

  “The trowel is still the most important tool for figuring out how different elements relate to one another – but having CoDA in the field gives a framework for organizing observations and easily sharing them with other researchers around the world.”

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Daniele Trombetta | Business Development Intern

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“We are the results of our ancestors investments. CoDA helps people to preserve their stories providing an inestimable value that I want to valorize.”

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First Mukurtu Online Community Gathering – December 14

We’ve been particularly busy in the last weeks with development work on Mukurtu, a community-based digital archive and content management tool. Want to learn more? Sign up for the Mukurtu mailing list and try out Mukurtu online. SIGNUP IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT. Initial feedback shows that the project has been gaining interest worldwide from a

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BADCamp in Berkeley: a Drupal Full-Immersion

Last month Elena and Connor from the CoDA team spent a lovely weekend in the sunny Berkeley hills to learn about new features in Drupal. Drupal is an open-source CMS (content management system), a flexible and highly customizable tool for designing and developing cool websites and web content. The CoDA staff is familiar with Drupal already for having used it

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Interview with John Jameson, National Park Service

Intern Erica Pallo interviews John Jameson, Senior Archaeologist for the Southeast Archeological Center of the National Park Service on October 25, 2011

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Interview with Tom Noble, Bureau of Land Management

CoDA intern Erica Pallo interviewed Tom Noble on September 27, 2011 via Skype. Mr. Noble is a photogrammetry specialist for the Bureau of Land Management in Colorado, as well as an expert in other digital photography technologies, and was at the Presidio of San Francisco in August of this year to assist in the preservation

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Interview with Kimberly Christen, Washington State University

Intern Erica Pallo interview Dr. Kimberly Christen, Project Director for the Mukurtu project and archival platform (www.mukurtu.org), on August 30, 2011 to discuss the need for new forms of digital content management tools for indigenous communities around the world to preserve their heritage, and Mukurtu’s attempt to fill that void by creating innovative software that

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Interview with Eric Blind, San Francisco Presidio

Intern Erica Pallo interviews Principal Archaeologist Eric Blind of El Presidio de San Francisco on August 2, 2011

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Siggraph 2011 Recap – Vancouver BC, Canada Aug 07-11

Siggraph 2011 Conference - Vancouver BC Canada

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Tip – Web for beginners, Part 3 – Web marketing

This is the third in a series of Tips of the Week on Web development “for beginners”, this time dedicated to some of our discoveries in the field of web marketing and promotion of your company, products or website through the internet. Brought to you by Elena, CoDA’s spy in the world of web development.

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Blender 2.57 – New release!

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Calling all 3D modelers, video-gamers, technologists, nerds and open-source supporters out there! (Strong passion for archaeology optional!) A brand new version of Blender, our favorite open modeling software, has been released! Here at CoDA we have tried to catch a first glimpse of the renewed interface and features of the software: we had some eye-openers, and

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