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Design Anthropology: an essential tool for innovation. Interview with Alisson Avila

Verónica Reyero , November 15th, 2018


With almost 20 years of multidisciplinary work between Lisbon, São Paulo and Porto Alegre, and a huge sense of adventure towards work, Alisson Avila is a key actor…


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Collaboration by Design

Natalie Hanson , November 13th, 2018


In the opening keynote for UX Camp Chicago, I spoke integration and amplification. How do we deepen our focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, in order to deliver better experiences…


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Thick Data in Product Development: The Go-Gurt Case

Pablo Mondragón Valero , October 23rd, 2018


Thick Data refers to all those data obtained in an immersive/ethnographic way aiming at revealing the cultural, social and emotional contexts of one or several study groups. Thick…


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Participatory approaches to design digital cultural futures. An interview with R. C. Smith

Verónica Reyero , September 27th, 2018


  Rachel Charlotte Smith is assistant professor of design anthropology at Aarhus University. Her research focuses on relations between design, culture and technology, specifically on social chang…


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Book Review: Callous Objects: Designs Against the Homeless by Robert Rosenberger

Rose Deller , September 18th, 2018


In Callous Objects: Designs Against the Homeless, Robert Rosenberger explores the growth of ‘hostile architecture’ and reflects on what it suggests about society’s attitudes towards …


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Designs for the Pluriverse — [book review]

Matt Thompson , August 27th, 2018


In Designs for the Pluriverse : Radical Interdependence, Autonomy, and the Making of Worlds, theorist and distinguished critic of development Arturo Escobar joins a chorus of works that…


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How to Book an Appointment Online when you have Aphasia

Abi Roper , August 21st, 2018


I’m meeting a fellow speech therapist researcher at a weekly drop-in session for people with aphasia when Markus* comes in, brandishing an envelope.  “I went!” he exclaims. Markus…


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Consulting, Big Data and Social Justice w/ Dr. Tricia Wang – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , July 10th, 2018


Dr. Tricia Wang sees her work consulting as sitting at the crossroads of data and social justice. As a global tech ethnographer, Dr. Wang is obsessed with how…


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Anthropology can give designers the tools to do better their job

Verónica Reyero , June 28th, 2018


Hugo Rocha is a graphic designer with an MBA in marketing. Even though he told me that nowadays he thinks design shouldn’t really fit with marketing. For him,…


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The Power of Small Things: Trustmarkers and Designing for Mental Health

Stefan Johansson , June 7th, 2018


At my office we put tennis balls on the legs of the chairs to reduce the noise of the scraping chairs against the parquet floors. They are hard…


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David Parisi on his new book, Archaeologies of Touch

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  Archaeologies of Touch (US & Canada: use promo code MN82600 for 30% off): https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/archaeologies-of-touch Archaeologies of Touch (EU: use promo code f…


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Ethnographic Designs for Buen Vivir: Fieldnotes from Nicaragua

Alex Nading , May 29th, 2018


Co-Authored by Alex Nading, Josh Fisher, and Chantelle Falconer What does it mean to find value in urban ecologies? This question sparked our collaborative research in Ciudad Sandino,…


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Consulting Podcasters: Prototyping a Democratic Tool for Multiple Voices, Storytelling and Solution Finding – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , April 30th, 2018


Photo: Gigi Taylor Thanks to the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) for having Adam Gamwell and Matt Artz of This Anthro Life present at the annual meeting in…


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Why the World Needs Anthropologists – This Anthro Life

Ruthie Flynn , April 24th, 2018


We are excited to announce our new international media partnership with the Why the World Needs Anthropologists Conference. Their theme this year is “Design the Future.” Check them…


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Bringing together Social Sciences and industries: An interview with Giulia Sinatti

Verónica Reyero , April 23rd, 2018


Giulia Sinatti is an ethnographic researcher driven by a passion for research that is not only scientifically relevant, but can also make a difference in the world we live…


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Bringing together Social Sciences and industries: An interview with Giulia Sinatti

Verónica Reyero , April 23rd, 2018


Giulia Sinatti is an ethnographic researcher driven by a passion for research that is not only scientifically relevant, but can also make a difference in the world we live…


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Design Anthropology at Phillips. Interview with Jose Manuel Dos Santos

Verónica Reyero , March 27th, 2018


Since the last interview we posted, when we inaugurated the Series of Interviews on Design Anthropology, we have new good news all of you who are interested in…


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Carving a Niche between Software and Social Science: Anthropology in Industry w/ Natalie Hanson – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , January 31st, 2018


Design and anthropology have been seen together with increasing frequency over the last few years, but how do design and anthropology fit together in relation to industry? And,…


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One Size Does Not Fit All – Preliminary Findings

Jennifer Long , November 17th, 2017


On November 13th, anthro everywhere! blogger Jennifer Long continued her One Size Does Not Fit All series where she provides readers with an overview of her new pedagogical…


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One Size Does Not Fit All – Preliminary Findings

Jennifer Long , November 17th, 2017


On November 13th, anthro everywhere! blogger Jennifer Long continued her One Size Does Not Fit All series where she provides readers with an overview of her new pedagogical…


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One Size Does Not Fit All – Encouraging Participation without Coercing Participation

Jennifer Long , November 13th, 2017


We take up from where we left off on November 8th when anthro everywhere! blogger Jennifer Long continued her overview of her new pedagogical research project in collaboration…


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One Size Does Not Fit All – Encouraging Participation without Coercing Participation

Jennifer Long , November 13th, 2017


We take up from where we left off on November 8th when anthro everywhere! blogger Jennifer Long continued her overview of her new pedagogical research project in collaboration…


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One Size Does Not Fit All – Research on Mature Students’ Educational Experiences

Jennifer Long , November 8th, 2017


In a follow up from our post on November 2nd, anthro everywhere! blogger Jennifer Long continues to discuss her new pedagogical research project in collaboration with Ms. Silvie Tanu Halim…


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One Size Does Not Fit All – Research on Mature Students’ Educational Experiences

Jennifer Long , November 8th, 2017


In a follow up from our post on November 2nd, anthro everywhere! blogger Jennifer Long continues to discuss her new pedagogical research project in collaboration with Ms. Silvie Tanu Halim…


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