MSU Digital Archaeology Collections

This is the launch post for Zach Francis’s 2019-2020 CHI fellowship project. Click to check out the MSU Digital Archaeology Collections website! At the beginning of this year, I knew that I wanted to do something to bring the archaeological collections held by the...

Making a GitHub Diagram

What You Think You Know You know how to use a computer, right? Obviously that’s true since you’re reading this, but that doesn’t mean you know how a computer works. You probably have some idea that electricity, circuits, binary and other computer...

MSU Online Archaeological Collections

Project Launch Post As a returning CHI fellow, I am hoping to build upon my last years CHI project. Last year I built a digital repository in Kora and the metadata scheme organizing the data within it. This year, I hope to take the data that I have deposited into that...

Why Should We Care About the Public?

In life, we are often told to do our own thing without thinking about what others think. Be yourself. In academia, the sentiment can often be to do your own thing because what others think is uneducated bull pucky. This is maybe a bit extreme, but often consideration...

Building a Vision

The fellowship this year has been very eventful and a lot of fun. So far, I worked with James and Kyeesha to come up with a vision document for incorporating virtual reality (VR) into the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Though I believe none of us are experts in the...