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#bttowerview

I love this digital stuff. Following a tweet and some exchanges of emails the inimitable @cgutteridge has created a great mashup of the BT tower view panorama, wikipedia (including use of RDF) and lat long locations e.g. from google maps. Have a look at the BTtowerview mashup. It would be great to identify some archaeological and architectural history locations as RDF to feed into the view. Has anyone hacked a way of turning a long lat location to #bttowerview bookmark? e.g. btlondon2012.co. Continue reading →

AHRC RTISAD project legacy – 18 months

Another six months have passed, and we have been as busy as ever using the RTISAD equipment and expertise. Dissemination In October Nicole Beale demonstrated Highlight Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) at theĀ Insight from InnovationĀ conference, a three day archaeological ceramics event hosted by theĀ Ceramics Research Group. More details on this blog post. Continue reading →

Portus lecture live stream

This page will contain the live feed of the lecture by the director of the Portus Project Professor Simon Keay given on 9 October 2012 at 6pm UTC. If you would like to tweet questions to Professor Simon Keay send them to @ArchCRG and include #portusproject. Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode. Continue reading →

AHRC RTISAD project legacy – update one year on

It has now been a year since the AHRC RTISAD project officially ended. We have been busy developing our RTI and related imaging facilities here at Southampton, training new staff and students, continuing our outreach activities and undertaking research and consultancy projects. As we proposed in the application we have put in place a funding system that allows us to charge where appropriate at cost for use of our imaging facilities and staff. Continue reading →

#caasoton finished

Tomorrow is the excursions day at #caasoton so the main conference has finished. It has been an extraordinary few days.Ā Overwhelmingly the response to the conference has been very positive, and delegates seemed happy with the many different things we tried. From the videos to the website to the social media to the rather tasty selection of pastries :-) We have all met some fantastic people over the last four days and we wish all of them a safe journey home. Continue reading →

CAA2012 workshops

The first day of CAA2012 has been a great success. Lots of happy people at the workshops and lots of happy online chatter. The plenaries are about to begin and then its the opening reception, first at Highfield and then in the Old Town. Add your photos to our Flickr group: http://www.flickr. Continue reading →

CAA2012 starts in 12 hours

Well I can't quite believe it but CAA2012 is finally here. We first proposed Southampton as the venue for the conference early in 2009, and now I am watching the #caasoton tweets as people arrive, check in, find the nearest pub and get on with conference fun. Tim Sly and I are unbelievably grateful to everyone here who has put in so much effort to make this happen. Some of them are named in the guide. Continue reading →