data

Differences between computer and social scientists and perceptions of data might more subtler than often thought

Submitted by Isto Huvila on Mon, 05/28/2018 - 10:32

I ended up in an interesting discussion together witha group of colleagues about the different perspectives to data and more generally, to the modus operandi in computer sciences and social and cultural sciences when I was recently participating as a panelist at the workshop What can be known from the web? Source criticism beyond bots, agents and trolls in social and cultural web research organised by prof.

Documentation, reports, data and the archiving and management of archeological information

Submitted by Isto Huvila on Mon, 07/04/2016 - 06:39

Three new articles from the ARKDIS project have come out in the beginning of the summer discussing respectively the archiving and management of archaeological information in Sweden, the paradox of the how archaeological primary research data is considered highly important but only seldom used and properly archived and how archaeological documentation is changing in the digital society. Abstracts and links to the papers can be found below.