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And the Rain Came Down on Bodie

And the Rain Came Down on Bodie

Due to the heavy rainfall this winter, California State and National Parks and Heritage Sites are under threat of serious structural damage, mud slides and land erosion. The Ghost Town of Bodie is among these.

Five Lessons from Hiring a Freelancer Online

Five Lessons from Hiring a Freelancer Online

Freelancer Developers can be an affordable option for small teams or projects with a tight budget. CoDA tested out Upwork, an online hiring platform, last year and worked with a few freelancers, some better than others! Here are 5 things we learned and how you can get the most for your project on a budget of any size.

CoDA, W.F. Albright Institute, and Codifi Inc.

CoDA, W.F. Albright Institute, and Codifi Inc.

Three organizations team up to explore possibilities for international exchange and increase impact of world heritage and archaeology. Great news! These three organizations have started a collaboration through a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a cooperative...

Moana: Ancient Folklore Goes Digital

Moana: Ancient Folklore Goes Digital

For the ancient Polynesians, folklore was shared by word of mouth, today the most popular platform for telling stories are movies. Moana, Walt Disney Studios’ latest film, tells the story of a young girl raised to become chief of her people who comes to discover she...

Small Places and Big Histories – Petaluma, California

Small Places and Big Histories – Petaluma, California

When I was asked to write this piece I was at first enthusiastic, and then overwhelmed. It’s been a long time coming. I feature some of the fun facts about the history of Petaluma, California, our place in film and popular culture, and issues around a recent revival. Some Petalumans fear that a boom in tourism is threatening the city’s authenticity. So far, we have maintained a reputation of friendliness and managed to grow in ways that honor our past.

Prehistoric Art – Part 2

Prehistoric Art – Part 2

A course syllabus on the “art” of prehistory and its meanings. At least how we see it with our modern mind... This is the follow up to Part 1 of the “Prehistoric Art” course syllabus shared by Tim Gill. See below the complete weekly schedule with readings. Weekly...

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