Elad Ben Elul, UCL Digital Anthropology and the Album People, Tel Aviv (An earlier version of this article was published in Interactions.) Applied anthropology is becoming increasingly visible and the rise of digital anthropology means cultural research is employed for the development and marketing of technology. However, applied anthropology can alsoContinue Reading

  CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: DOCTORAL WORKSHOP Developing Best Practices for Using Digital Tools to Study Human Behavior in Online Environments http://webuse.org/workshop2013/ We invite doctoral students who study human behavior in digital environments, and who are at the beginning stages of their dissertation work, to apply to a workshop focusing onContinue Reading

Great piece on the Big Data movement by Kate Crawford in Foreign Policy entitled “Think Again: Big Data, Why the rise of machines isn’t all its cracked up to be”