Think John Barnes ate too many Mars Bars before doing that rubbish advert.
@andrewl Geotagged the photos, does that count. Don’t have a GPS….. which is rubbish as I make people GPS to 12 figure NGRs.
Cycled 100 km so far on my elephant hunt.
@vicchi Uploading more pachyderms now. Hunting for more post work tomorrow.
@hubmum sometimes it is indeed fun! First time anyone has actually been envious of what I do though….
@hubmum Might be able to help. My office are all CRB checked as well.
@hubmum What do you need in terms of hosting them and what age range are they?
@tmtn 113 I think. Haven’t done Covent Garden or Mayfair yet, few in the City to do as well.
Bagged another 40 Elephas Maximus.
Back on the hunt for Elephas maximus by cycle.
@tmtn Only 190 to go…
Found more elephants, including Cloudia: http://www.flickr.com/ph…
God save the Queen. Day off.
http://www.finds.org.uk has been shortlisted for Best Archaeological Innovation in the British Archaeological Awards 2010. Hurrah.
Remember to clear cache out if you use zend paginator and upgrade your framework to 1.10.5, otherwise it won’t send data to view #zf
@ThamesFROG Well done :)
My old club at Hampstead rugby have launched a junior section: http://www.hampsteadrugb…
@ceini It is like everything else I do :)
New EH archive site is a bit tag soupy.
Trying to configure git on my IT controlled machine under their radar.
@alun It is pretty well preserved although Italian ‘reconstruction’ has produced some strange bits. Worth a visit most definitely.
Upgrading to Zend Framework 1.10.5 across servers. Possible down time of around 3 minutes on www.finds.org.uk at 12pm today.
@alun under the amphitheathre in Leptis Magna is also pretty interesting…
Bored watching an OSX upgrade.
@Rikke_Olafson It isn’t as nasty as Hurghada….
@tmtn I’ve got all my own gear (minus tanks) so that saves costs.
@tmtn Emperor divers have a good rep, and safety style.
@tmtn Emperor divers/Camel divers Stayed at the Rosetta last time, Camel Club is gd. Pirates & Camel Club bars are good for beer & sheeshah.
@bsletten Photos will indeed be taken. I’ll post them on the Scheme’s flickr pages under a CC-NC-SA licence as well.
@bsletten Yes I am, most of my department is attending. Several in costumes….
This might interest classics fans: http://finds.org.uk/blog…
@tmtn does websci funding affect your PhD?
@andrewl Haven’t been to see those ones yet.
@adamhleach I’ve been finding that cycling around London is the easiest way to find them. Good map on the elephant parade site.
@adamhleach I thought about it, then realised how many there were. I’m also unlikely to go to T5 in the near future to get one of them.
@tmtn coach and database, no! Red Sea, yes.
Captured some more elephants: http://www.flickr.com/ph…
@tmtn very jealous.
@Doc__Brown Good point :)
AlexanderIII Excited to hear about Britannic Elders Osborne and Laws’ ‘deep cuts’ until I was told it’s all to do with economics not fighting.
Working out quickest way to work without cycling through Westminster. The Houses look good when roads are shut though.
@andrewl was wondering that as well. Hope so as it is actually a useful service.
@twbell Thanks old chap! How’s alikelist going?
@WiltsHeritage Roger keeps going on about Cunetio at the moment. Are you interested in embedding Katie H’s records in your site?
Using OS 1:50K gazetteer data in our db: http://finds.org.uk/blog… (Probably done it wrong…)
@vtri Possibly more if you login as you still have a research account….
@vtri still building that bit. Also adding find by postcode etc. We used it at our meeting last week with the minister. Filter there t/m.
Antiquities recorded in MP’s constituency, for eg PM. http://bit.ly/aPOrYZ
Uses osdata, dbpedia, NMR, YGEO,theyworkforyou and our data.
@kittienthecity I think until the end of June, then they get auctioned off.
SPARQL’ing some parliamentarian’s details from dbpedia. Boring.
Some elephants from the London Elephant parade: http://www.flickr.com/ph… Going hunting for more soon.
http://www.finds.org.uk/… - short story about the Ministerial visit by Ed Vaizey to the Scheme last Friday.
@willcarling warm, but not too bad if you’re done by 1pm.
@jasonryan isn’t tweeting whilst doing that ride making it a bit harder? Good luck, bit hot for that today.
Bagged 33 elephants on the bike and saw most of Richmond Park.
Off elephant hunting on bike.
Heineken or Super 14?
@UCLDH thanks for asking!
@UCLDH ta, rss/atom should be used more widely and is simple. Drives usage of sites.
@UCLDH do any of those examples use auto discovery for their rss feeds in the head scripts or include geo elements?
PAS spring meeting day (with important guest). Hoping ethernet works in boardroom today.
@stueve with geo?
@janetedavis anni did a good job on that record. My zoomify script on the fly works well.
Just gone over 100 objects recorded by public users, small steps on the path to more data.
@AlexM11 The chart api is quite good. Usually prefer the yahoo apis as they seem better documented.
@kittienthecity going through Treasure, so cannot be cleaned until process is finished. Valued as is.
@AlexM11 yes, just uses google chart api and is the url of the page, so when you print off record you can use it.
Lovely Anglo-Saxon brooch from West Hanney: http://www.finds.org.uk/…
Roman coins and political stuff today.
@tmtn elastic waisted trousers when you return to blighty if you keep that up.
@tmtn does indeed!
@tmtn what are you eating?
The Theyworkforyou api is brilliant. You can find so much useful stuff and combine it with 3rd party info.
A figurine of the Roman deity Mercury, recorded this morning: http://www.finds.org.uk/… by Adam Daubney
Mashing up theyworkforyou/guardian politics api data.
@mikeheyworth Might see you in 41 :) You want to borrow our digital tape recorder for his speech?
mikeheyworth Archaeology seems to be ahead of the game: we have already adopted the ‘Big Society’ model through community archaeology
Playing with the Yahoo! Firehose YQL this morning.
It wasn’t that interesting.
Numismatics o’clock. Better be interesting.
@codepo8 very good, you thought about embedding microformats for address info and geo or linking woeids to them?
Now have 152 research projects using Scheme data - http://finds.org.uk/rese… Lots of archaeology to study :)
SSN numismatics workshop @britishmuseum today and Osdata integrations to release. Busy week ahead.
Jodi Awards nominations now open: http://www.jodiawards.or… (From MCG list).
A history of the world is back on R4 today…..even if the Sunday Times art critic is bored with the adverts :)
Top stuff, Rosslyn Park promoted to National 1.
http://www.barebonestour… - archaeological photography awards 2010
@the_anke people have very mixed responses to that exhibit. Glad you enjoyed it and no hadn’t seen your post!
@the_anke what did you think of Ife?
@vicchi will do, changed my code to see if it will stop happening. Have a good weekend.
@vicchi shouldn’t be anywhere near yet! Not pushing that hard and I cache the calls on our server as well.Not mission critical…..:)
@vicchi Think I’m getting blocked from using YQL from my domain for some reason, so probably ignore the earlier message.
@vicchi Gary, how do you tell if you’ve been gone over your request limit with geoplanet apis? Keep getting 999s.
RT @mikeheyworth: new Minister with an archaeology degree: Tim Loughton MP has been made Parliamentary under-secretary of state for Children
@kittienthecity I’ve got more spam treats in a file at work. Did Daniel email you about the poss internship in AES?
@vtri Bad egg! And we studied just across the road. Bet you went to Fitzbillies though. Arch & Anth was my fav. museum as a kid.
@vtri the ones that got smashed by the man who ‘fell’ are back on display I think and the new G&R galleries are really good.
Ed Vaizey as culture minister (supported PAS in the past.)
Wed pm spam => I Have Rock Painting that dependent 7000 B.C. About Our Culture. Are You Customer? I From IRAN. ~ No go away.
@mikeheyworth TSH will be most displeased :)
@tmtn baraka is an egyptian brand of h2o owned by Vittel I think…… are you a true Cairene yet? How hot is it at the moment?
@tmtn Is that on Baraka?
@simonholmes do it, much more fun. You tried extracting data via api yet?
@tag some people do, which amazes me.
@tag Yes you have, you don’t need anyone to be paid to implement SEO….
:) DIY wins.
What sounds like the most boring conference ever, is on at the BM today: “Tax computer systems, London User Group”
@tag Not too magical is it really :)
RT @mikeheyworth: So we have a Deputy Prime Minister w/ a degree in Arch & Anth from Cambridge University. Who will be in the Culture team?
@_mal_w_ wondered where the Treasure registrar had gone.
@clairey_ross good increase, well done.
@clairey_ross in what period of time?
@ruharper Have you got the grid reference ie SP1234 or just E/N? How many?
@ruharper yuck index + glad we got rid of their system before I took over. Can’t you just convert Grid refs to LatLon and use that?
@vicchi aren’t comments usually pointless on sites like that? No added value to debate etc.
@vicchi intelligent comments on TC. Love the last one, smacks of TWB. :) Good luck when you leave.
Preparing short project board presentation for this pm. Good returns to talk about apart from referrals from host and funding orgs websites.
@ruharper nearby.org.uk will do your NI records if you aren’t doing it via code. What have you got channel island data in?
@andrewl did it produce any good results? I’m writing a big blog post on our geo stuff and I wanted to give examples.
@andrewl Locked down at BM, any idea what they are using to extract locations? Placemaker? BTW, did you do viewshed analysis on our data?
Spending afternoon filling in job apps and conference submissions.
@MuseumMarketing records of the archaeological objects they find (image, spatial, temporal details). Pretty good results so far.
Latest Antiquaries news letter => http://www.sal.org.uk/sa… Short piece on mapping, still no rss.
@etraherne the green goblin?
Joint winner of sweepstake on speeches. 3 weddings, 3 wins. Now if I believed in gambling, I would have believed @stueve’s election tip :)
Awesome wedding. Good to see the Richmond RFC chaps on fine form. Looking forward to beating them next year.
Presenting on History Cold Case is pretty weak.
Ironing morning suit. Champagne Friday ahoy.
@vtri they get very green fingers as well from the copper alloy.
The numismatic boys next door are licking Roman radiates and rocking backwards and forwards. I think they are having fun.
Really good issue of British Archaeology this month. Worth subscribing to it. Articles on Hoard trademarking, state of uni archaeology etc.
Is it bad form to correct minor spelling mistakes and grammar within comments submitted to your site?
Up to 126 different forms in my zend app for capturing data of different types. Glad Zend_form exists! Saves a lot of effort.
May’s @CurrentArchaeo says: ‘..that PAS is the most important idea to hit English Public Archaeolgy in the last decade..’ Go and buy one!
mia_out looking for a really strong WordPress/PHP developer for Science Museum project for the next month - do you know any?
@twbell Mathematics I’m fine with :) Writing is a different story. How are you?
@paregorios I know that feeling. Do you ever think what you might achieve with proper full funding for ICT projects?
@paregorios you know I like your work, so no problem. Are they going to be georeferenced?
Now writing a post on how I use various geotools (especially Yahoo!’s) in our project. Blogging takes time…
How to add records to our database if you’re a member of the public: http://finds.org.uk/blog…
This post re OSdata and sparql is useful: http://www.ldodds.com/bl…
Today I’m playing with http://unlock.edina.ac.uk, 1:50K gazetteer from the OS and geoplanet. No distractions.
Must have won over £2billion via spam on my UCL email this weekend.
Good dissemination of photos from ISAW http://www.flickr.com/ph…
@Haythamd3 I was agreeing with you about Terhi’s flat! She’s the lucky girl! I remember you from the ICTP programme, we talked about PEF!