Chance Coughenour: Google’s digital archaeologist on preserving the past (iNews)

iNews: Chance Coughenour: Google’s digital archaeologist on preserving the past. “Digital archaeologist Chance Coughenour is head of preservation at Google Arts & Culture, the technology giant’s online archive of artworks and collections from galleries and museums across the world – allowing visitors to climb the Eiffel Tower, explore the British Library or examine Van Gogh’s Starry Night in detail via their smartphone. He studied Computing Engineering at West Virginia University before majoring in History, attending his first field school in Belize where he ‘fall in love with archaeology’ thanks to its ancient Maya ruins.”

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