About Daniel Pett
Prior to joining the Scheme, Dan worked in IT for an investment bank (Dresdner KW) after studying Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL and reading for a Masters degree at Cambridge University. The role of this post, based at the British Museum is multi-faceted and has developed substantially since inception in 2003.
Linked data methodologies
Social web techniques
Making wider use of RSS and XML within the site
Extending blogs to all staff members using wordpress' blogging platform
Generally implementing more advanced web technology whilst avoiding the label web 2.0
He has also been heavily involved in the development of the British Museum website, performing the duties of Secretary of the Web Steering Group until the project was delivered. He is an Honorary Lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, teaching on the Museum Studies, Conservation and Public Archaeology MA programmes. He is currently co-supervising one PhD student at UCLDH.
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