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Last House on the Hill – the Web Edition Launches Softly

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It has been a long journey from the beginning of the BACH (Berkeley Archaeologists @ Çatalhöyük) project in 1997 to the launching (albeit softly) of its Web Edition. The BACH Project and its publication was the first collection of data to be auditioned by the Center for Digital Archaeology (CoDA). In fact it was one

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Center for Digital Archaeology [CoDA] Open House Fall 2013

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Dear Friends and Colleagues, We’ve been working on some exciting projects at CoDA and are pleased to invite you to our open house!

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Recuperating Zip files… Image Media Workflow

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Meg Conkey’s Between the Caves Project with CoDA has faced the team with an extensive, daunting, yet fastidiously kept array of media backlogged to the early 1990’s. Her collection features media ranging from unerased chalkboards, to fieldnotes, forms, slides, floppy zips, PCDs, and powerpoint presentations. All media was impressively catalogued and organized, waiting to be

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Day 1 @ IFRAO 2013

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Good morning, Albuquerque! Tyler Wilson is representing CoDA at IFRAO 2013, and will be posting images and updates throughout the congress. The international congress is jam packed with hundreds of attendees. Congratulations to the local ARARA crew for making this all happen! We will be posting regular updates to codifi.info/events/ifrao-2013 so check back often. We’re adding images to

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IFRAO 2013 Workshop Questionnaire: From Digitization to Preservation: Digital Collections, Needs and Challenges

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The XVII International Congress of IFRAO is less than a week away. We hope you are attending! If not, check our twitter, facebook and blog for updates throughout the congress. CoDA will be leading a two-part workshop. If you are participating at IFRAO, we’d love your feedback so we can make the most of the limited

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Codifi: the information you care about is just there

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We have been very busy making projects happen and sending our colleagues out in the field with efficient, streamlined Codifi databases (some have just left for the Jezreel Valley in Israel!), and it is now time to share some details and updates about Codifi. For this purpose we launched a new Codifi section in our

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Between the Caves

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The project “Between the Caves” started in 1993 when Meg Conkey began a regional survey in the foothills of the French Pyrenees looking for Paleolithic materials. Up through the mid 2000′s Meg and her team surveyed plowed fields and vineyards in that region and conducted some test excavations. Meg’s challenge today is to access the abundant and

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CoDA at the 2013 Society for American Archaeology’s Annual Meeting

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The SAA – Society for American Archaeology, one of the largest organizations dedicated to the research, interpretation and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas and beyond, held its annual meeting on April, 3rd-7th 2013, in the beautiful landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii. CoDA was there with a booth in the exhibitor room and with

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The Last House on the Hill Video Project

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The Last House on the Hill Video Project is a part of the CoDiFi larger initiative Last House on the Hill. A team from the University of California at Berkeley (BACH team) carried out archaeological excavations during the summers of 1997-2003 at the famous prehistoric settlement mound of Çatalhöyük, Turkey, whose archaeological remains date predominantly to

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Last House on the Hill – Project Intro

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The printed monograph House Lives: Building, Inhabiting, Excavating a House at Çatalhöyük, Turkey is but a prelude to the richer, more colourful and certainly more intricate and entangled expression of what we archaeologists do and how we think that comprises the digital on-line presentation of the BACH project at Çatalhöyük entitled: Last House on the

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Summer Course | Digital Documentation and Representation of Cultural Heritage

Digital Documentation, Representation and Interpretation of Cultural Heritage at the San Francisco Presidio UC Summer Sessions Class Description This course focuses on the real world challenge of documenting cultural heritage through the creation of  interpretive walks and non-invasive site installations, specifically at the Presidio of San Francisco. The course focuses on the tangible remains and

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Semester Course | Digital Documentation and Representation of Cultural Heritage

UC Semester Course (Anthropology 136E) Description A practical, hands-on overview of cutting-edge digital technology that is being used and developed for the documentation of cultural heritage –  in this case includes historic and prehistoric places: standing and buried buildings, landscapes, neighborhoods – anything which is of significance for the present population enough for someone to

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Hearst Reisner Digital Collection – Project Intro

The HRDC project is a collaborative pilot project conducted by CoDA, the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology (PAHMA), Near Eastern Studies Department (NES), and Cultural Heritage Imaging (CHI), in 2010. The aim of the project was to start an integrated digital remediation of selected pieces in the Hearst-Reisner Egyptian collection of the PAHMA for

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Interns in Action – Camaraderie Through Film

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Joining us for another in our Interns in Action series is our newest addition to the team, Courtney Camin. Courtney gives us a quick peak at the work she’s been doing on the Last House on the Hill.

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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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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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