It’s autumn, which is my favorite season. It’s a time of reflection. We look at how we’ve been doing this year and how it compares against previous years. Part of that is to predict how quickly we can complete the remaining projects. We’re in the race against winter and it offers its own challenges to archaeologists. The days are now getting short enough that we have to...
AIGA // An Ethnography Primer →
gardant: How does ethnography help engineers and artists? The American Institute of Graphic Arts has a pamphlet outlining how ethnographic research improves product design.
Brain Stew: My Favorite CRM Thing (positive rant?) →
jangojips has been posting up a storm of quality lately (seriously, set your Tumblrs to “follow”), and this one stirred up a little debate. You can get away with a lot when it comes to wearing clothing out in the field, but I think that I have to side with Colleen on this. When I was a field tech, I tended to focus on the “cheap” strategy of dressing. I figured that my...
Brain Stew: Archaeology Tip--READ. →
Wherever you may be working, whether agricultural fields or not, please know your hazards. jangojips: Okay…apparently the burning/stinging/rashy “condition” we got from the corn is called “Corn Rash.” It can be pretty hazardous. It is caused by corn leaves brushing up against skin. I’ve heard it can get quite painful and severe. My skin burned really bad yesterday, but it is fine today....