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Hacking, Cheating etc
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I thought I would share this on Usain Bolt written by a friend:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCreery Oct 23, 2016.

What makes a good Publisher of scholarly work?
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I am working through multiple aspects of academic publishing and trying to select what is holding back academic publishing AND what it has yet to do that one might imagine would be a good idea?Or am…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCreery Jul 9, 2016.

Impact Factors & Altmetrics
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So I am trying to work out what motivates different academics to publish in different places.Would you agree that ONE signficant part of this is how good the impact factor is of where they publish?If…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCreery Jul 8, 2016.

'why did Homo sapiens allow permanent and intractable systems of inequality to first take root?'
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At the end of Wengrow and Graeber's article “Farewell to the ‘childhood of man’: ritual, seasonality, and the origins of inequality” they ask “why, after millennia of constructing and disassembling…Continue

Tags: inequality, duree, longue, cynegetics, Hunting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Helga Vierich Apr 15.

 

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Helga Vierich replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion 'why did Homo sapiens allow permanent and intractable systems of inequality to first take root?'
"The data on human inter-group behavior worldwide indicates that alliances and friendships are at least as common as hostility and enmity.   That many hunter-gatherer ethnographic reports indicate alliances and friendships between different…"
Apr 15
Helga Vierich replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion 'why did Homo sapiens allow permanent and intractable systems of inequality to first take root?'
"Is the term hierarchy the correct one in this case?   The term is synonymous with “pecking order” and has often been used to describe the way dominance of one animal over another in a ranked system is related to access to food…"
Apr 15
Helga Vierich replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion 'why did Homo sapiens allow permanent and intractable systems of inequality to first take root?'
"Note that there is a big difference in claiming that hunter-gatherers did not often engage in warfare and claiming that they were non-violent.  The former claim is verifiable and upheld by the archaeological and ethnographic evidence - the…"
Apr 15
Abraham Heinemann replied to Michael Alexeevich Popov's discussion Brexit, Trump, mathematics and consequences
"I see this is a resilient and on-going thread Michael. As the site is moving over to here www.openanthcoop.net, if you still wish to keep this thread going I could move it over there if you wish to keep hosting this discussion? Otherwise look…"
Mar 9
Abraham Heinemann commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"Hi M Izabel, Thanks for this interesting blog post! Can I invite you for your next blog post here on our new website www.openanthcoop.net/forum. If you register for an account there then its quite straight forward to setup a new discussion…"
Mar 9
Abraham Heinemann replied to Huon Wardle's discussion OAC seminar opening soon: The Ontology of Possession in Bahian Candomblé (Open Anthropology Coop is Moving)
"Hi Lee, Yes the new forum part has a slightly more hardened feel to it, mainly because that is what literally hardened forum software looks like. I am looking at better skins for future 'hard launch' but for the meantime I hope it will…"
Mar 9
Abraham Heinemann replied to Huon Wardle's discussion The polls got it wrong, again... The end of 'social science'? Time to stop predicting and start listening...
"Thanks Cecilia, I enjoyed some of those (and did laugh!), though a few too many for me to fully appreciate. Apologies John I wasn't meaning to be flippant. I have enjoyed and learnt from this thread. I was trying to answer Huon's question…"
Dec 3, 2016
Abraham Heinemann replied to Huon Wardle's discussion The polls got it wrong, again... The end of 'social science'? Time to stop predicting and start listening...
"7+ Billion Moving People, I cannot even begin to understand that number. Its scary. We are special, our Culture is special. It will get lost in this mess. (enter Farage) We were meant to get Our (?) Dream. We are entitled to it. Oh look lets watch…"
Dec 2, 2016
John McCreery replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion Hacking, Cheating etc
"If I were reinventing anthropology... I would have to invent an anthropology that could deal with culture on a wired planet That project is already underway. See, for example, http://culturedigitally.org/2016/07/keyword-hacker/"
Oct 23, 2016
John McCreery replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion Hacking, Cheating etc
"I must confess a visceral distaste for the phrase "these theories as applied." There is altogether too much applying of theory as if applying a cookie cutter to poorly kneaded dough going around these days. I think again of something…"
Oct 21, 2016
Huon Wardle replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion Hacking, Cheating etc
"It comes at the end of Worth's essay in Reinventing Anthropology (Dell Hymes ed.).  But responding to your thought: Could it be time for another look at pre-functionalist versions of anthropological theory? Dan Sperber has suggested…"
Oct 20, 2016
John McCreery replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion Hacking, Cheating etc
"Huon, could you provide a citation for that quote from Sol Worth? I can see myself wanting to cite it myself sometime. But responding to your thought: Could it be time for another look at pre-functionalist versions of anthropological…"
Oct 20, 2016
Huon Wardle replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion Hacking, Cheating etc
"What is true of video games has also become true of the political news cycle in which politicians are transformed second by second in their sexual, military, intuitive and other powers -- not simply from hero to zero, but from zero to monkey king,…"
Oct 18, 2016
John McCreery replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion Hacking, Cheating etc
"One thing this anthropologist can add is a pointer to Asian and especially Chinese martial arts traditions, in which we find the antithesis of the ancient Greek naked competition that provides the prototype for Olympic and other forms of modern…"
Oct 18, 2016
John McCreery replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion Hacking, Cheating etc
"Is the human/animal distinction what is at stake in the furor over the Lance Armstrong and Usain Bolt cases? Consider the following alternatives. The Olympic model of athleticism originates in Greece, in games in which naked men compete. They run,…"
Oct 18, 2016
Huon Wardle replied to Abraham Heinemann's discussion Hacking, Cheating etc
"I have long been fond myself of Berger and Luckmann's account in The Social Construction of Reality. Ideas emerge from individuals. They are then adopted by other individuals and achieve an existence independent of their creator. In…"
Oct 17, 2016

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At 2:24am on September 16, 2012, Chelsea Hayman said…

Abraham, thank you for all of your comments on my posts! I would love to send you my now finished dissertation. I'd like to hear more about your recent projects as well - what are you getting into these days? Are you still interested in fishing?

At 12:09am on May 24, 2011, Paul Wren said…

Welcome to the OAC.

 

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