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My tool for estimating project budgets

When I first started freelancing, I was struggling to estimate project budgets that didn’t result in some level of inaccuracy. A couple times I even left out important activities/expenses that I ended up paying for in the end. To avoid any further frustration and loss, I worked with Isaac to create a project cost estimator…

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EPIC 2016 Call for Participation

EPIC 2016 Minnesota, 29 August-1 September The premier international gathering on ethnography and design in industry Call for Participation – Papers, Case Studies, PechaKucha and Tutorials The EPIC2016 theme pathmaking emphasizes the power of ethnography in academia and business to create transformative innovation, growth and strategic success for companies, industries and communities. The conference will highlight…

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University of North Texas MA focus in design anthropology

For those who are interested in applying anthropology to design and business, and who are thinking about a master’s degree, The University of North Texas is a leader in training anthropologists for this field of work. At UNT’s Master’s Program in Applied Anthropology, students develop a strong grounding in anthropological theory while also conducting applied…

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Anthropologists in Practice: An Interview with Kevin Newton, User Research Lead at Tennessee Data Commons

Anthropologists in Practice is an ongoing series of interviews featuring practicing anthropologists who work outside the academy. The goal of the series is to provide a source of information and inspiration to anyone who is interested in the application of anthropology in the real world, including anthropologists, anthropology students, prospective anthropology students, employers, policymakers and…

Design ethnography fellowship

Announcing the ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Business and Design Ethnography Fellowship

The University of Memphis Department of Anthropology (my alma mater) is pleased to announce a new fellowship program for prospective MA students in applied anthropology at the U of M seeking to work in customer experience and business anthropology. The ALSAC/St. Jude Business and Design Ethnography Fellow will receive core training in ethnographic methods and…

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Anthropologists in Practice: An Interview with Will Tyner, Fellow at Code for America

Anthropologists in Practice is an ongoing series of interviews featuring practicing anthropologists who work outside the academy. The goal of the series is to provide a source of information and inspiration to anyone who is interested in the application of anthropology in the real world, including anthropologists, anthropology students, prospective anthropology students, employers, policymakers and…