Designing a Collaborative Peer-to-peer System for Archaeology: The DigVentures Platform

Brendon Wilkins
2020 Journal of Computer Applications in Archaeology  
Introduction -problem solvers and solution seekers When the science fiction author William Gibson remarked that "the future is already here -it's just not evenly distributed" (Rosenberg 1992), he could well have been describing the archaeology profession. From algorithmic newsfeeds to always-on mobile technology, archaeologists live their non-professional lives in an increasingly networked digital environment. However, contra Galeazzi and Richardson-Rissetto (2018), it is a stretch to think
more » ... the internet has impacted archaeological method and practice to quite the same degree. The pervasive use of digital technology may well be entrenched in archaeology, leading some to proclaim "we are all digital archaeologists now" (Morgan and Eve 2012: 523). But in contrast with initiatives from outside the discipline that draw on collaborative models of ' open ', 'peer-to-peer', or ' distributed'
doi:10.5334/jcaa.34 fatcat:2heras3eajcnrgg4uo4nwqrnby