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Notes: Heather Horst and Daniel Miller, "Normativity and Materiality: A View From Digital Anthropology"

Horst, Heather & Daniel Miller. (2012). Normativity and materiality: A view from digital anthropology. Media International Australia, Incorporating Culture & Policy, (145), 103-111.

Summary:

Horst and Miller discuss how digital anthropology requires a reconsideration of how materiality and normativity operate in experiences of digital environments. 84 more words

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Essay writing reflections

As I learned from the process of writing the previous essays, the idealic place to start with the next batch of essays would have been to set up tutorials with my tutors. 790 more words

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Between a Rocky and a Hard Place

Mariella Angeline T. Deles, Juan Carlos S. Zarate | SA21 – X | 1 May, 2017

Boxing is not only a popular sport in the Philippines, for it is also one that continues to bring pride and honor to the Filipino people. 3,007 more words

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What Really Makes Man Different

This is a review of The Secret of our Success: How Culture is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species and Making Us Smarter.  by Joseph Heinrich, Copyright  2016… 1,216 more words

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Bugging Out During the Second Great Dying

“If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos” 758 more words

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Communicating Anthropology Goals

Last summer I challenged myself to use Twitter’s social media platform (@jin_verde) to get more information out about the work I do as an ecological & environmental anthropologist. 455 more words

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Don't Panic

Don’t panic when things don’t seem to fit. It might be your contribution to science!

Today as I finished my proposal I’m freaking out and shedding tears – woman, the joy was very brief, shit, okay back to – … tears because I am looking at my two different set of papers, one is my proposal and one is my reality notes from preliminary fieldwork, in which both seem to be world apart and not relating to each other at all (underlined, bold, highlighted, italicized: at all).

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