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Digital Anthropology

This class contains excellent project proposals, highlighting possible future technologies in digital artifacts.Digital Anthropology is a Spring 2003 applied social science and media arts seminar, surveying the blossoming arena of digital-artifact enabled experimental sociology/anthropology. We will emphasize on both (a) Technology Testbeds systematically deploying research lab prototypes and corporate pre-production products in a sample human organizational population and carefully observing...

Start Date: Feb 01, 2003 Topics: Anthropology, General Social Science, Sociology
Cost: Free

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This class contains excellent project proposals, highlighting possible future technologies in digital artifacts.Digital Anthropology is a Spring 2003 applied social science and media arts seminar, surveying the blossoming arena of digital-artifact enabled experimental sociology/anthropology. We will emphasize on both (a) Technology Testbeds systematically deploying research lab prototypes and corporate pre-production products in a sample human organizational population and carefully observing the social consequences, and (b) Sociometrics using digital artifacts to better observe and measure the complex social reality of interesting human systems.

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  • Dates: Feb 01, 2003 to May 25, 2003
  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Prof. Alex Pentland
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW
  • Topics: Anthropology, General Social Science, Sociology

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About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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