Anthropologists on full attack: “The Digital” as major theme at #AAA2014

“The Digital” as major theme at #AAA2014 Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog by Matt Thompson As I settled in to browse the conference program for the 2014 annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (just hours before I was scheduled to leave, natch), I was immediately struck by a common … Read more

Brief note on New Media, Old Media: A History and Theory Reader by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

New Media, Old Media: A History and Theory Reader by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is probably one of the best/most substantive readers in new media. It provides a historically broader perspective on the emergence of new media. Most of the volumes on the topic rely on buzz and … Read more

Erkan will be in Manchester, UK on 6-7 Sept to attend Careers #BeyondBorders.

  This is an international seminar “bringing together language learning professionals, career development experts and the international press around the topic of ?Global careers in a challenging economy?. Erik Qualman, the International Best-Selling Author of  Socialnomics & Digital Leader, together with EF Management and internationally recognized authors and personalities of the business and academic world will participate in this event. The seminar … Read more

Twitter for Newsrooms… A journalism roundup

Twitter for Newsrooms as a relationship-building guide from Nieman Journalism Lab by Justin Ellis One of the most novel things about Twitter is that, from the beginning, they let the audience discover the best ways to use it. From hashtags to retweets, many of Twitter?s best features bubbled up from users, and journalists have developed, … Read more