research product . Lecture . 2021

Little Minions in Archaeology An open space for RSE software and small scripts in digital archaeology

Florian Thiery; Ronald Visser; Moritz Mennenga;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Mar 2021
Abstract
In our daily work, small self-made scripts, home-grown small applications and small hardware devices significantly help us to get work done. These little helpers - “little minions” - often reduce our workload or optimise our workflows, although they are not often presented to the outside world and the research community. Instead, we generally focus on presenting the results of our research and silently use our small tools to generate these, without not even pointing to them, especially to the source code or building instructions. In archaeology, research software is underrepresented in conference talks as well as in research publications. We have to promote thes...
Subjects
free text keywords: Little Minions, Research Software Engineering, Archaeology
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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