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10 Things We Learnt From Digital Pasts 2015

From Oculus Rift to 3D printing, from generation ‘Z’ to Minecraft for history, the RCAHMW’s ‘Digital Pasts’ Conference is fast becoming the go-to destination for anyone pushing the digital envelope in archaeology – the SXSW for heritage innovation (South by South Wales, perhaps?). Now in its seventh year, this year’s event was hosted in the […]

Losing Your Trowel: the Five Stages of Grief

Considering how dearly archaeologists cherish their well-worn trowels, could breaking or, perish the thought, losing your favourite trowel follow a similar pattern to the five stages of grief (otherwise known as the Kübler-Ross model)? In search of enlightenment, serial trowel loser Brendon Wilkins retraced his steps, starting with… 1. Denial What are you on about? Of course […]