Digital technology helps unearth new evidence about Australia’s past

Digital technology helps unearth new evidence about Australia’s past
 

Digital technology is bringing Australia’s history to people in a way that wasn’t possible a decade ago, a leading researcher on the massacres of Indigenous people has said.
Prof Lyndal Ryan, of Newcastle University’s centre for the history of violence, said the “overwhelming” response to her team’s mapping of massacres and the project’s subsequent expansion on Guardian Australia had demonstrated the power of digitising history and taking it to a wide audience, in particular to people in regional areas.
The historian leads a research team in identifying and locating hundreds of individual... read more

 
15 March 2019 in World News, Views: 57
Source: Guardian
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