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Emergent Brazilians comment the impeachment of the president

Juliano Andrade Spyer , September 2nd, 2016


This is one of the memes circulating among low income Brazilians in reference to the impeachment of President Dilma. The top comment says: “Gosh, is this true?” Below…


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Benjamin Peters’ (2016) fascinating essay on the keyword ‘digital’

John Postill , July 20th, 2016


A physical copy of the brand new book Digital Keywords (2016) has just arrived through the post. On first inspection, it looks fantastic, and I’ve got the feeling…


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The future of designing autonomous systems will involve ethnographers

Madeleine clare elish , June 28th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: Next up in our Co-designing with machines edition is Madeleine Clare Elish, (@mcette), is an anthropologist and researcher at Data & Society, presents a…


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An Engineering Anthropologist: Why tech companies need to hire software developers with ethnographic skills

Astrid Countee , June 22nd, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: I’m very please to announce that the next contributor in the Co-designing with machines edition is Astrid Countee (@ianthro), an anthropologist, software de…


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The human-side of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Steven Gustafson , June 20th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: Next up in our Co-designing with machines edition is Steven Gustafson (@stevengustafson), founder of the Knowledge Discovery Lab at the General Electric Gl…


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The hidden story of how metrics are being used in courtrooms and newsrooms to make more decisions

Angèle Christin , June 20th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: The next author for the Co-designing with machines edition is Angèle Christin (@angelechristin), sociologist and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Data & Soci…


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Why do brands lose their chill? How bots, algorithms, and humans can work together on social media

Molly Templeton , June 17th, 2016


Editor’s Note: The fourth contributor to the Co-designing with machines edition is Molly Templeton (@mollymeme), digital and social media expert, Director of Social Media at Everybody …


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Lou and Cee Cee prepare for fieldwork in the future: a world where robots conduct ethnography

Alicia Dudek , June 17th, 2016


Editor’s Note: Kicking off our Co-designing with machines edition is Alicia Dudek (@aliciadudek), Innovation Insight Lead & Design Ethnographer at Deloitte Digital Australia. Using …


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Co-designing with machines: moving beyond the human/machine binary

tricia wang , June 13th, 2016


Letter from the Editor: I am happy to announce Welcome to the The Co-Desinging with Machines edition. As someone with one foot in industry redesigning organizations to flourish in a…


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What is arXiv and how can we get one?

Matt Thompson , May 24th, 2016


After ckelty’s post on the SSRN/Elsevier merger fellow mind, Ryan Anderson, gave me a shout out in Twitter, ArXiv for social science research anyone? @savageminds @culanth @haujournal @jmtromble…


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Rumours and the reinvention of the Internet in Ghana

John Postill , May 21st, 2016


See below a fifth (5th) set of notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and S. Tenhunen…


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Democratic Reflection: Evaluating Real-Time Citizen Responses to Media Content

gilesmoss , April 26th, 2016


What has always impressed me about this next method for ‘The Person in the (Big) Data‘ series is the way in which research participants were able to develop…


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Datalogical Systems and Us

Helen Thornham , March 17th, 2016


In this post for ‘The Person in the (Big) Data‘ edition of EM, Helen Thornham @Thornhambot talks about how her research into data and the everyday has made her think critically…


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Lemon Difficult: Building a Strategic Speculation Consultancy

Joseph Lindley , March 3rd, 2016


Joseph Lindley works with design fiction in order to facilitate meaningful speculation about the future. In between he likes to make music, take photographs and combine the other two…


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Don’t panic: the smart city is here!

dasdingwang , February 18th, 2016


Ding Wang, in her own words, ‘has a special interest in pursuing degrees whose names consist of two random words’ (specifically Tourism Management, Design Ethnography, and now Dig…


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A close-up look at Chinese social media platforms

Tom McDonald , February 11th, 2016


Tom McDonald and Xinyuan Wang introduce China’s social media platforms Chinese social media is remarkable because despite extensive media coverage and academic research, these platforms remain s…


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Everybody’s an Ethnographer!

dhruvsharma101 , February 11th, 2016


Dhruv Sharma has a background in anthropology, has worked in various countries as an ethnographer, and also holds a master’s degree in design ethnography from Dundee University. His doctoral …


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What’s the matter with Ethnography?

Robert Potts , February 9th, 2016


Robert Potts is a filmmaker, lecturer, designer, and PhD candidate at the HighWire Centre for Doctoral Training who takes special interest in a diverse range of subjects including shared narr…


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Analogue to Digital and Back Again, Part II

colleen , January 27th, 2016


By Kathryn Killackey (Killackey Illustration and Design) This post is part of this month’s analog/digital series and the second post­ discussing my work as an archaeological illustrator in…


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What on Earth is Post Disciplinary Ethnography?

Joseph Lindley , January 26th, 2016


This post is part of the Post Disciplinary Ethnography Edition. ‘Jargon free’ text is the name of the game according to the Ethnography Matters style guide, so titling…


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We have a Slack! Join us at Ethnography Hangout to discuss applied ethnography

tricia wang , January 26th, 2016


The Ethnography Matters, Anthrodesign, and EPIC teams have created a Slack channel for conversations about ​ethnographic methods. At Ethnography Hangout, we are an interdisciplinary group wea…


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Intergenerational Experiential Technologies

colleen , January 25th, 2016


Post by Christine Finn, as part of the Analog/Digital series The photo was taken at the dawn of the new year, 2016. It is a snapshot taken at…


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Analog to Digital and Back Again, Part I

colleen , January 21st, 2016


By Kathryn Killackey (Killackey Illustration and Design) Analogue in action. I am an archaeological illustrator and in this post, as part of this month’s analog/digital series, I’d like to…


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Ethnography celebration and retrospective: We’re back!

Heather Ford , January 20th, 2016


The editors of Ethnography Matters are pleased to announce that we’re back to our regular editorial calendar for 2016. We’ve set up a new series schedule for the year,…


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