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Aaaaand She's off!

They say to throw a dart and head where it lands.

Time to pack up and get moving! I’ll be blogging while I’m away, and I promise to take lots of photos! 18 more words



There is a City in Southern California named Encinitas.  It is by the beach.  Take Interstate 5 and it’s 80 miles south of where I was staying, somewhere near Santa Ana. 154 more words


Our Solar System : The Sun


1. The sun lies at the heart of the – solar system, where it is by far the largest object.

2. The sun is one of more than 100 billion stars in the – Milky Way. 121 more words

General Knowledge

My Life as a Night Elf Priest: An Anthropological Account of World of Warcraft

Anthropoligist Bonnie Nardi gives readers a firsthand account of World of Warcraft in this book. Nardi spent three years participating in and studying the massively multiplayer online role-playing game: learning gameplay, leveling her character, joining guilds, and advancing through the game in tandem with other players. 71 more words

Case Study

On Digital Ethnography: mapping as a mode of data discovery (2 of 4)

Part two of a series on whether ethnographers can use software as part of their research, Wendy Hsu gives a resounding yes. In this blog post, Hsu describes how she uses mapping and geo-location to clarify her data. 114 more words

Case Study

Natalie Dupree on Florida Food

As I mentioned a few posts ago, the reason I was in Florida was for a food-writers conference, and we spent several days listening to great speakers on topics ranging from marketing your writing to how to describe Florida food. 360 more words