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Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology

Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology

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February 03rd 2016:Doing Archaeology in the 21st Century: Digital Approaches

Humans are obsessed with the future and the technology that comes with it. Whether it's finding out when the new iPhone will be released, wondering when our hoverboards will REALLY fly, or scanning the skies for our new robot overlords, the idea of unplugging completely from life seems to be a thing of the past. As modern day people interested in the past archaeologists are often caught in the middle of the past/future divide.
Although archaeologists work in a thoroughly modern world, issues of location and budget can often force archaeologists to rely on "old-school" tools in their

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Chris Webster

Chris Webster is a CRM archaeologist with a masters degree from the University of Georgia who has worked in 19 different states and in every region of the continental United States. After working in the Great Basin for several years Mr. Webster and his wife started Digital Technologies in Archaeological Consulting, LLC (DIGTECH). DIGTECH is an environmental firm that specializes in the development and deployment of new mobile applications into the field that greatly enhance the efficiency of fieldwork in terms of time and costs. Mr. Webster is dedicated to presenting archaeology to public outreach. He is the founder and creator of the Archaeology Podcast Network where he also host
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