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Platypod, Episode Five: CASPR – CASTAC in the Spring 2022

Angela VandenBroek , November 3rd, 2022


This episode presents a recording of CASPR 2022, or the CASTAC in the Spring 2022 mentoring event, organized to encourage dialogue on breaking down binaries that have separated…


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Injury and Fitness: Responsibility through Biomedicine 

Ramsha Usman , October 4th, 2022


Kashif pointed to different parts of the wounds on his leg and explained to me how they had healed, exacerbated, or been ignored at different places of care….


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Toxic Disavowal by Chloe Ahmann

Chloe Ahmann , January 17th, 2020


Figure 1. “Residents want out of industrial ghetto.” Photo by Lloyd Fox for the Baltimore Sun, 1998. In April 1998, Jeanette succumbed to terminal cancer. She was only…


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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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Mahmudul H Sumon: An anonymous visit to a garment factory in Bangladesh

Focaal Web Editor , November 30th, 2017


After the Tazreen Fashions factory fire (2012) and the Rana Plaza collapse (2013), which killed 119 and 1,136 workers, respectively, the garment sector of Bangladesh has seen the…


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The Yin and Yang of Design Anthropology with Dr. Elizabeth Dori Tunstall

Gamwell , October 11th, 2017


In this Conversations episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell and guest host/TAL correspondent Matt Artz explore the world of Design Anthropology with the help of Dr. Elizabeth…


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Anthropology has Always been Out There w/ Ed Liebow and Leslie Walker of the AAA

Ryan Collins , June 14th, 2017


This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking together as two anthropological productions that…


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TAL + SM: Anthropology has Always been Out There

This Anthro Life , June 14th, 2017


This Anthro Life – Savage Minds Crossover Series, part 2 by Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins, with Leslie Walker This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds…


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Marktown: Industrial Heritage at Risk

Kaeleigh Herstad , April 25th, 2017


I finally got to visit the planned worker community of Marktown in East Chicago this weekend. In 1917, industrialist Clayton Mark hired famed architect Howard Van Doren Shaw…


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Is Corporate Anthropology Selling Out? A Conversation on Consulting with Vyjayanthi Vadrevu

Gamwell , July 19th, 2016


We’re stoked to bring you TAL’s first ever three-city episode! Join Adam (in Peru!) and Ryan (in Boston!) and special guest Vyjayanthi Vadrevu (somewhere between NYC and Austin!)…


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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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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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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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Opening doors: Rural Chinese business promotion on social media

Tom McDonald , May 28th, 2015


A typical shopfront in the North China fieldsite (Photo: Gillian Bolsover) One surprising feature of QQ – the most popular social media platform in the rural Chinese town where…


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Measurements: The Qualitative Work of Quantitative Work

morganya , March 25th, 2014


Katie Pine Max Liboiron Editor’s Note: Katie Pine and Max Liboiron continue this week’s theme of makers, hackers, and engineers with a post about the politics and performativity…


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Falling in: how ethnography happened to me and what I’ve learned from it

altoombs , March 17th, 2014


Austin Toombs Editor’s Note: Austin Toombs (@altoombs) brings a background in computer science and a critical sensibility to his ethnographic research on maker cultures.  He explores the formati…


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Studying Up: The Ethnography of Technologists

npseaver , March 10th, 2014


Nick Seaver Editor’s Note: Nick Seaver (@npseaver) kicks off the March-April special edition of Ethnography Matters, which will feature a number of researchers at the Intel Science and Technolog…


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March-April 2014: Studying Hackers, Makers, and Engineers

morganya , March 4th, 2014


This month’s theme – ethnographies of hackers, makers, and engineers – is edited by Morgan G. Ames, who made the transition from being a hacker to studying them…


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