Tag: techno-optimism

Confronting Legacies of Toxic Goodness: Speculative Reflections from the 4S 2021 Annual Meeting

Jessica Caporusso , December 7th, 2021


This piece was originally posted on November 24, 2021 on the EnviroSociety blog here. To cite, please use the following: Caporusso, Jessica, Duygu Kaşdoğan, and Katie Ulrich. 2021….


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Linguistic Anthropology and COVID-19

Chelsea Horton , March 26th, 2021


A post-COVID-19 “return to normal” implies a continuation of the very cultural, linguistic, and economic practices that precipitated the pandemic. Scholars of language and communication must do better…


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Quantum Arms Race

Parth Sabharwal , November 24th, 2020


A lot has been said and written about the impending unleashing of quantum technology in the world. Whereas many sing paeans to the potential of the technology to…


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The Body Audible: From Vocal Biomarkers to a Phrenology of the Throat by Beth Semel

Beth Semel , September 21st, 2020


How do mental illnesses sound? What are the stakes of using machines to render the signs of psychiatric suffering audible? These questions drive the teams of psychiatric and…


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The hype and hope of data for healthcare in Africa by Tom Neumark

Tom Neumark , April 20th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. …


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The Dawn of Digital Therapeutics

Meg Martin , April 16th, 2019


A techno-optimistic attitude tells us we’re living at an inflexion point where care practices are being transformed by technology. Monitoring and attending to health and well-being are no…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 5: Meg Stalcup and Charles Hahn on Technology, Surveillance, and Security

mstalcup , October 7th, 2016


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


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