I am working on the Harris Matrix Data Package specification with the aim of decoupling it from my own “hmdp” tool. An important step towards the adoption of a data format is to have more software implementations. With this in mind, I present a procedure to import, analyze and plot a Harris Matrix data package… Continua a leggere Using Harris Matrix Data Package with the stratigraphr package
A few months ago the battery of my smartphone, a regular Huawei P10 Lite, started acting abnormally. Not only battery life had become very short, but some activities like trying to take a photograph would make the phone shutdown immediately. The phone is now 3 years old and I was not happy about buying a… Continua a leggere Replacing the battery of Huawei P10 Lite with iFixit
After serving for 7 years as the co-editor of the journal together with Victoria Yorke-Edwards, I have chosen to step down from my role as editor, while remaining on the Editorial Board. I had been on the Editorial Board before. Recently I have become rather busy with work and family commitments, with only a minor… Continua a leggere I left my role of editor of the Journal of Open Archaeology Data
Un mese fa, pochi giorni dopo essere rientrato dall’incontro FOSS4G-IT di Padova, ho mandato una email a un gruppetto di 8 persone che, presenti fisicamente o meno a Padova, hanno seguito da vicino le vicende di ArcheoFOSS negli ultimi tempi. Con questa email ho salutato ArcheoFOSS e adesso, sedimentati un po’ i pensieri, pubblico questo… Continua a leggere ArcheoFOSS: un saluto e buon viaggio
Today marks five years since Tiziano Mannoni passed away. There’s one thing that always characterised his work in publications and lectures: a need to visualise anything from research processes to production processes and complex human-environment systems in a schematic, understandable way. The most famous of such diagrams is perhaps the “material culture triangle” in which… Continua a leggere Pottery and archaeology on the Web
I have been going through an acute event of low back pain a few months ago (the so-called colpo della strega), and I’m slowly recovering to normality ‒ still no lifting of heavy weights for me. It hurt me a lot, suddenly, but in retrospect it was not a surprise, because I had been having… Continua a leggere Low back pain
Bello il discorso di George Saunders agli studenti. L’unica cosa che non ho capito è perché abbiano tagliato la parte in cui dice “Stay hungry, stay foolish”.
Perché da qualche parte là fuori c’è ancora qualche minchione convinto che quell’altro fosse un gran discorso.
Trying to recover my Twitter account.
I am currently locked out of my Twitter account, and for some reason the support tickets I submitted didn’t receive any response. In the meantime, you can have fun reading my blog and https://identi.ca/steko