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“insights”

Curation Health

Val Curtis: Disgust and Hygiene ↗

The Dissenter / 11.22.2018

Is the concept of “hygiene” universal? Val Curtis, Director of the Environmental Health Group at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shares insights with The Dissenter.

Curation Health Urban Culture World Affairs

Arundhati Roy: ‘The Pandemic is a Portal’ ↗

The Financial Times / 04.03.2020

Arundhati Roy’s insights on how the pandemic is forcing ‘humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew.’

World Affairs

Stories to Build a World By

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Curation

The Research Behind Binge Watching as a Cultural Movement ↗

Insights Association / 10.11.2018

We are hearing all about the new streaming wars: but what about the massive, research-driven cultural change that brought it about? The Insights Association shared a piece discussing Netflix research methods resulting in a radical change in the way we watch “shows.”

Magazine Practice Tech

Research Mixology

Airbnb’s Director of Research shares how he mixes research methods to enable unique and exciting real-world experiences for the platform’s users.

A still from Leviathan. A tattooed man in a grey tank top, seen through glass, works aboard the ship. His head is tilted to the side, his expression shows fatigue, and a cigarette dangles from his lips.

The Arts

Debating Leviathan

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Magazine Peeps

Editors’ Note

Introducing Peeps Issue 01 – The Modern Protagonist.

Magazine Practice

The Human Element at Microsoft

Speaking with Microsoft’s Sam Ladner about what it means to be a sociologist at the world’s biggest software company.

Forum Practice

Spy vs Ethnographer

What happened to me when on stage, at a gathering of my ethnographic peers, where I was accused of being a spy.

Magazine

Winning and Losing in Modern China

Investigating the elusive Chinese dream through the Diaosi, self-identified losers on the Chinese internet.

Magazine Practice

Beyond the Disease

Unveiling how the struggle for identity can become a matter of life or death for young men living with hemophilia.

Forum Practice

Bricolage in a Can

The story of one research team’s journey into the brand culture of alcoholic energy drinks.

Forum Research

The Promise of Big Data

There is something almost ethnographic about the way that big data recedes into the background and quietly collects data about our lived experience.

Forum Research

Sound Advice

Our brains appear to come equipped with an inclination to use the individual phonemes contained in names to make sense of unfamiliar words.

Magazine Research

On Being Part of the Conversation on Culture

A piece on the approach to telling stories of culture and context at Peeps.

Forum Practice

Observations of an Observer

When shooting ethnographic photography I use my education and experience as a photojournalist. Here’s how.

Forum World Affairs

Cosmopolitan Moments

Colin Shafer’s ambition to photograph someone born in every country of the world who now lives in Toronto.

Food Practice

A Taste of the Road

Bruno Moynie pursued that romantic fantasy of life on the road, in the American south, and shares his food with us.

Practice Talk

Going Native: The Art of Ethnographic Filmmaking

To Bruno Moynié, ethnographic filmmaking is the art of immersion, the ability to accept and be accepted by the people you are filming.