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Category Archives: Digital Anthropology
Digital Research Hub
Check out my post on the Digital Anthropology Interest Group’s website. Digital Research Hub.
DANG Panel Accepted
The BRIDGING DIGITAL AND PHYSICAL PUBLICS: DIGITAL Anthropologists’ CURRENT ENGAGEMENTS WITH 21st CENTURY PUBLICS panel has been accepted!! It is being reviewed by the Society of Visual Anthropology. The panel with include the following papers: Anastasiya Travina (Texas State University-San Marcos) 500,000 Tweets and Posts During TheContinue reading “DANG Panel Accepted”
Call for Papers: Digital Anthropologists’ Current Engagements with 21st Century Publics
Check out the Digital Anthropology Call for Papers: Call for Papers: Digital Anthropologists’ Current Engagements with 21st Century Publics.
Freedom of Speech 2.0 #freeandopen
Google calls Internet users to Take Action “it is ours and it is free a free and open world depends on a free and open web and a free and open web depends on me” (Google’s Internet Poem) A free and open internet is essential to democracy in the 21st century just as freedom ofContinue reading “Freedom of Speech 2.0 #freeandopen”
Politics and Wikipedia
Wikipedia is currently in fundraiser mode. It reminds of the PBS phone-a-thons of my childhood. But it also reminds me of an interesting component people frequently neglect when discussing social programs and taxes in relation to institutions seen as a “public good.” In the debate over who does a better job of address the needsContinue reading “Politics and Wikipedia”
While it is frequently difficult to identify paradigm shifts as they are happening, I believe I stumbled upon one tonight. My boyfriend, Greg Wright, was telling me about this fascinating new project he discovered that will allow people to interact and play RPGs online in the dynamic new way in a world that is ultimatelyContinue reading “OpenSource-Capitalism”
Paper Writing vs. Bloging
I’ve been having a case of writer’s block all day… That is to say, I’ve already written 3 posts on my blogs and started planning a new project for my boyfriend and I to work on this summer. So, I’ll admit I’m a bit of a multitasker but who isn’t these days. So now, instead of actually getting downContinue reading “Paper Writing vs. Bloging”
Occupying the Future
A Vision of Students Today This video is a little old, in internet terms at least. It came out in 2007 while I was still in undergrad. The video was made before college graduates of class of 2009 entered “the real world” to find by in large there was no place for them. Here’s anContinue reading “Occupying the Future”
Recently the discussion of digital anthropology has really begun to take off. The history of digital anthropology is lined out in Daniel Lande’s blog http://blogs.plos.org/neuroanthropology/2012/02/23/on-forming-a-digital-anthropology-group/ Four days ago, Matt Thompson put forward his vision of digital anthropology and pushed for the formation of a digital anthropology interest group within the American Anthropological Association. http://savageminds.org/2012/02/21/alright-how-about-a-digital-anthropology-interest-group/comment-page-1/#comment-718935 Continue reading “Digital Anthropology…?”