Category Archives: Shared

Tweeting Sweden: Technological Solutionism, #RotationCuration, and the World’s Most Democratic Twitter Account

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I have a new publication out in the Theorizing the Web special issue of the open access journal Interface. Check it out! I also recommend reading the rest of the issue, which is a must read for anyone who missed these talks at Theorizing the Web 2014. Abstract The Curators of Sweden began in 2011 when […]

CfP for #AAA2014 — Producing Design: Ethnographies of Inequality and Difference in Digital Technologies

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Call for papers for AAA 2014 in Washington, D.C. Producing Design: Ethnographies of Inequality and Difference in Digital Technologies Organizers: Jordan Kraemer (UC Irvine/UC Berkeley) and Angela VandenBroek (Binghamton University, SUNY) Please contact us if you’re interested in participating and send proposed abstracts of 250 words to Jordan (jordan@jordankraemer.com) on or by April 7. Technology […]

Twitch Plays Pokemon

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The downside of having a full-time PhD course load is never having the time to write about the things you want. This project, Twitch Plays Pokemon, is anthropologically fascinating. I wish I had more time to write about it. But, as I do not, I will just let PBS Idea Channel tell you about it […]

AAA Conference Preview: Being a Curious Potential

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My Presentation Being a Curious Potential: Collaborating With Muslims On Ethnography and Conversion Angela Kristin VandenBroek (Binghamton University, State University of New York) Friday, November 22, 2013: 11:15 AM-11:30 AM

Web Design Lessons from an Anthropologist

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This is a presentation I did online for the North Carolina Community College Digital Designers and Developers Association on Friday. Enjoy! P.S. This presentation was given as part of the awesome job that I am giving up to go back to school. Do you want to come work with me this summer and take over […]

Amber Case on Cyborg Anthropology

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Cyborg Anthropology Amber Case on Twitter

Ethan Zuckerman on Social Media and Activism

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Today has been a great day for shared videos. Thanks to Carmel Vaisman for sharing.

I can has language play: Construction of Language and Identity in LOLspeak

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I can has language play: Construction of Language and Identity in LOLspeak from Lauren Gawne on Vimeo. This is an interesting lecture. Thanks to Deana Weibel for sharing it.

How to be a Designer

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I just have to say that this infographic is spot on. It reminds me of “How a Web Design Goes Straight to Hell” by the Oatmeal, which is also a perfect depiction.