There is something to be said about big data and the information we can gather about human behavior from the analysis of views and likes on web 2.0 sites, but trying to make sense of huge masses of data on the human scale can be quite an undertaking. The internet is a great place to share stories and archive knowledge, but curation and storytelling via a small collection of data can create an intimate experience in a sea of voices.
This Digital Documentation in Archaeology Syllabus was a collaboration between CoDA, the Presidio of San Francisco, and MACTiA of UC Berkeley.
Archaeology and digital technologies can help foster communities’ sense of social heritage and help address the difficult tasks in taking care of cultural heritage.
This simple folder structure is set up at the beginning of all projects we work on and it helps us to define our media processing workflow in order to produce results that meet the needs of clients and funding institutions for sustainable, archival, and accessible data.
Today is CoDA’s 5th Birthday! And it’s no April Fools. We put together this short slideshow with some of the personal memories we have managed to preserve over the last five years to thank everyone who has helped us along the way.
Reporting on CoDA’s Lightroom Publishing Workflow for Organizing, Managing, and Publishing Archival Quality Images and Video.
In this video tutorial, we are focusing on 3D photography or photogrammetry. We will delve into how it works, a bit of its history, show some practical examples and walk us through the process. Along the way, we will look at some of the gotchas and the essentials that you will need to get started. Part 1 of 2.
Now that digital recording techniques are more accessible and user-friendly, there are a wide-range of techniques that can be used to record images and information about plants including 2-dimensional images shot with a camera, or 3-dimensional laser scanning which is great for documentation but can be cost-prohibitive and often preserves data in proprietary formats, making this method more at-risk in the long term. A digital herbarium could be a nice addition to a community archive with traditional knowledge considerations.
These peer-reviewed articles on Digital Preservation have been published by current and former CoDA employees and board members
Right Click, Save Image As. What you can and can’t do to protect digital rights on your images published on the web.