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Digital Archaeology – You Can Do It From Home!

As the title says – digital archaeology – you can do it from home and boy has that come in handy. I gave birth to my first daughter in January this year and was awarded the grand total of zero maternity leave, despite living in Denmark (one of the countries in the world where you get the most parental leave).

But since my speciality is digital archaeology I have still been able to keep working on my projects and my Phd. On Monday I am starting work (out of the house work) on the Alken Enge project. I am doing a swap with my husband (who can get paternity leave) – so mommy is going back to work!

Today is actually my last work-from-home day in a while and Bess is sleeping right next to me, letting me get on with #dayofarch and the work I need to look at today.

My agenda for today is:

Will I get around it all today? Depends on how long Bess is going to sleep for.


Changing your account picture

Changing your profile picture

This website allows users to have an avatar associated with their profile. As there are several services out there that can already produce portable avatars, we didn’t want to reinvent the wheel! So we have decided to use Gravatar – a web service provided by the team that is behind the WordPress blogging platform. It simply encodes your email address and looks it up against their server and reproduces your image that you store with them and associate with your account. By doing this, your avatar can appear on any site that is Gravatar enabled.

To get a Gravatar, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Gravatar’s website and choose the signup option at http://en.gravatar.com
  2. Enter your email address and submit the form.
  3. After a short wait, you should receive a new email about activating your account with them.
  4. Now follow their instructions to activate your account.
  5. Once activated, you need to choose an email address to associate the image you will be uploading as your avatar with. (You can add more email addresses later to use the same or different icons).
  6. Now follow the steps to upload and crop your desired image.
  7. Once uploaded, your gravatar will be available at sites that use the gravatar system.

We only accept G-rated images – sorry, we’re a family friendly site and organisation.