Author: o.w.


o.w. , January 15th, 2013

By Aaron Swartz. July 2008.   Reposted to honor his goals, to remember him, and to motivate change in the justice system that failed him. His suicide is…

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Thesis Defended. Issue #3: Where to now?

Thesis defended. Issue #1:representing anthropology & being cynical.

o.w. , March 29th, 2011

How was it?  Brutal [even if it was accepted with minor revisions!] !!! I’ll do my best to summarise the experience, and issues raised, over the next few…

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Open Access – Books & Journals

o.w. , March 9th, 2011

[This post is a reply to a reader’s question, “What about books?”] Discussions related to Open Access often focus on journals, but as one thesis reader has asked…

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Making anthropology accessible online (some conclusions)

o.w. , February 13th, 2011

Another thesis version has been submitted and this project is finally coming to a long drawn out close. In the end I’ve created a rather ugly beast. It’s…

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Concentration and the Internet

o.w. , December 14th, 2010

A few tips to quickly share. I am easily distracted, and easily inspired. As a result I’ll be in the middle of a thesis paragraph when I’ll jump…

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Anthropology and Science

o.w. , December 2nd, 2010

A recent Inside Higher Ed article, “Anthropology Without Science”, discusses the American Anthropological Associations recent changes to its’ “vision” (not definition for…

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Chapter 3 v2 now online!

o.w. , November 10th, 2010

Just a quick note to let a few interested parties know that Chapter 3 v2 has been posted. The thesis is coming around second base now and well…

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