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EPIC 2008

Over the years, it’s been harder and harder to find academic or industry conferences that I really enjoy and learn from.  The American Anthropology Association has so much infighting, and SO little support for practicing anthropologists that I haven’t attended in a few years.  I’ve even stopped my membership, because they have the gall to charge […]

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We’ve moved!

Hello family & friends, As it turns out, I have come to enjoy blogging – so much so that I decided to start a professional blog, too! I am hoping that it will help me get back on track with my anthropology writing. I thought it was best to keep this domain for my work […]

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On becoming a tweet

I’ve become a tweet. I am not really sure how it happened, honestly.  I mean, I was not really even a regular blogger before I got hooked.  During my work day I typically run from meeting to meeting, usually eating lunch at my desk or in the hallway on my way to something else.  When […]

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Taking the plunge

For a long while now, I’ve been meaning to get my act together with a web site and an online presence in general.  But now understanding all the new technologies is integral to my work, so I’m deep into it trying to figure it out.  I’m on Facebook now, and finding some long-lost friends from […]

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Consuming Work, Producing Self – Chapter Summaries

This dissertation will describe the how practices of employee control in the corporation reflect both the changing global context and specific, local forces at play in one U.S. high tech corporation.  The chapters are organized to some degree around Foucault’s four arenas of power (see pages 7 through 10 of the Introduction), though there are almost […]

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