Tag: tools we use

Roam If You Want To

Kerim , May 5th, 2020

You already know how to use Roam Research, the new note taking app taking the internet by storm. You don’t need to follow the #roamcult hashtag on Twitter,…


Cloud Security for Anthropologists

Guest Contributor , June 19th, 2018

By Alexander Taylor Our ethnographic data is in the cloud, but our heads are not More and more anthropologists are conducting, storing and circulating their research in the…


Learning From Design Researchers: Jan Chipchase’s Field Study Handbook

Maia , April 16th, 2018

Jan Chipchase is a leading design researcher. Some of you may have come across his work on the anthropology of mobile phones. I discovered it by chance while…


Roll Your Own QDA (Working With Text 5)

Kerim , April 6th, 2018

Many social scientists purchase expensive qualitative data analysis software to code their field notes and interview data, but I want to show how you can accomplish the same…


Lazy PowerPoint (Working With Text 4)

Kerim , February 22nd, 2018

We all know we should bike to work, but sometimes the weather is bad, or we are late, or just feeling lazy, and so we take the car….


Text-laundering (Working With Text 3)

Kerim , January 29th, 2018

Ever copy and paste something that should be a solid paragraph of text, which should look like this: Consuetudium lectorum Mirum est notare. Eodem modo typi qui nunc…


The Cyborg Anthropologist (Tools We Use)

Kerim , September 4th, 2017

For those who don’t know, I live, work, teach, and do research in a predominantly Chinese speaking environment. Although you are probably aware that learning Chinese is hard,…

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Archiving for the longue durée (Tools we use)

Kerim , August 16th, 2016

Do you backup? Good. But not good enough. First, lets talk about backup. A good backup strategy should be regular, redundant, and involve multiple locations. Regular, so that…

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Tools We Use: Aeon Timeline 2

Rex , April 13th, 2016

There are a lot of things in life that can be solved with a good timeline. While most people tend to think of them as a specialized way…

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