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Digital Ethnography Toward Augmented Empiricism: A New Methodological Framework

While noting the wide variety of digital technologies already in use, Hsu challenges ethnographers to go further. She describes how she uses webscraping to gather data, reveal limitations of software, and gain further information about online communities. 89 more words

Ethnography + Technology

Why you shouldn't have geolocation turned on if you're a racist

An anti-racism group in Brazil is waging an intriguing campaign against intolerant internet commenters – ironically, by attempting to make racist comments as visible as possible. 422 more words


These impermanent things: going through a near-century of mementos

My mom is getting ready to move to a smaller place, so I’ve spent some of the last few days inspecting a large collection of old photos, papers and scrapbooks that had been collecting dust in the attic. 471 more words

Social Media

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

Digital Ethnography

Simply Amazing – gps4cam

A few weeks ago I wrote about geotagging DSLR photos using the app Geotag Photos Pro. This app works well, it’s drain on battery is minimal, and adding the geotagging data in Lightroom is actually rather enjoyable. 458 more words