Tag: Thoughts

Revisiting the Past: Some Thoughts on the UNCC Shooting

Anthropology365 , April 28th, 2020


Today is April 27, 2020. April 30 will mark one year since a gunman walked into my LBST 2213 class on the last day of the semester. I’ve…


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CfP for AAA2018: Inter-topia: Productive tensions within the collisions of techno-utopianism and techno-dystopianism

Angela VandenBroek , March 15th, 2018


Panel Organizers: Jeremy Trombley (SUNY Cortland) and Angela VandenBroek (Binghamton University) Sites of digital technology development are immersed in competing techno-utopian and -dystopian ideolog…


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Friends on Facebook for 46 Years: Difference in Experiencing Technical Difficulty

Angela VandenBroek , December 31st, 2015


Where did the 46 Years come from? You didn’t become Facebook friends 46 years ago. So, where does the number come from. It isn’t random. It is a…


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Tweeting Sweden: Technological Solutionism, #RotationCuration, and the World’s Most Democratic Twitter Account

Angela VandenBroek , September 1st, 2015


I have a new publication out in the Theorizing the Web special issue of the open access journal Interface. Check it out! I also recommend reading the rest of…


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Aligned Anxieties: Rethinking Critiques of the Internet through the Anxieties of Web Professionals

Angela VandenBroek , April 20th, 2015


The following is a paper I gave at the 2015 Theorizing the Web Conference on April 18. Below you will find: my presentation with audio, the video of the…


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#TtW15 Abstract Post

Angela VandenBroek , March 20th, 2015


I will be presenting at Theorizing the Web again this year! More information on this great conference: Theorizing the Web  2015. If you can’t make it, the conference…


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Storify: Accidentally by Design Panel at #AAA2014

Angela VandenBroek , December 7th, 2014


[View the story “Accidentally by Design #AAA2014″ on Storify]


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It Knows the World: What the Wolfram Language Can Teach Anthropologists about the Problematic Nature of Ontological Approaches (#AAA2014)

Angela VandenBroek , December 6th, 2014


Here is the prezi (with audio) of my presentation from the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting for 2014. It Knows the World: What the Wolfram Language Can Teach Anthropologists…


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“Why I signed” (the petition AGAINST academic boycott of Israeli institutions)

Angela VandenBroek , December 5th, 2014


I have signed the petition against the academic boycott of Israeli institutions by the American Anthropological Association. After signing, I felt as if I had taken my stand…


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#AAA2014 Fashion Post

Angela VandenBroek , December 1st, 2014


  Back by popular demand: #AAA2014 Fashion! I remember the terrifying experience of packing for my first AAA Meeting. So, to help out those first-time AAA-ers, here is…


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#AAA2014 Presentation on Ontology and the Wolfram Language

Angela VandenBroek , November 30th, 2014


I am excited to be attending the American Anthropological Association Meeting again this year! I will also be presenting a paper with a great panel of digital anthropologists,…


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The Problem Isn’t Just Facebook: It’s You Too.

Angela VandenBroek , August 18th, 2014


Lately, news of the Facebook emotional contagion study and Facebook Messenger’s permissions, have flooded feeds and inboxes. The former was a paper published in the Proceedings of the National A…


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Learning worth crying about

Wesch , July 10th, 2014


By the time I entered college, it had been over 10 years since I had read a book, and I was quite proud of myself. The last book…


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Interviewed by David Steiman

Wesch , June 17th, 2014


Beautifully produced by David Steiman at Pasadena City College.


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Tweeting Sweden: Complicating Anthropology through the Analysis of the World’s Most Democratic Twitter Account

Angela VandenBroek , June 4th, 2014


Here is my presentation from this Spring’s Theorizing the Web Conference. Stream from #TtW14 Did you find this presentation interesting? You should watch the rest of the panel. Great…


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Being a Curious Potential — #AAA2013 Presentation

Angela VandenBroek , November 22nd, 2013


This is the presentation I gave at the 2013 American Anthropological Association meeting in Chicago. Turn up on your speakers or headphones because audio is included. Enjoy!


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