Esports and the Built Environment: Where the Digital Meets Reality
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Esports and the Built Environment: Where the Digital Meets Reality

Photo Credit: [email protected] IntroEsports has emerged as a multibillion dollar industry, all within the past few decades. The global games industry is predicted to have produced $152.1 billion in 2019, with esports events in the last year handing out over $700 million in prize pools. As esports and video games have grown and evolved, becoming […]

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A new year brings new opportunities for connecting at conferences and conventions. But if you can’t make all or part of the SfAA meeting in March, help us decide which

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AnthroJobs of the Week, 15 January 2020

There are so many great and challenging opportunities for anthropologists out there that it was hard to choose which one’s to include in this week’s AnthroJobs! We have a grant-funded tech start-up researching the modern workplace, a research firm looking to up their game by interviewing industry experts, and if you speak Arabic and have […]

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November 8, 2019

I didn’t set out to become a filmmaker. Although I’ve had a camera in hand since I was a kid and made a documentary for a visual anthropology class, I mainly saw photography and filmmaking as hobbies and tools for sharing research.

This began to change in 2012. I was on a one-year visiting position, teaching cultural and methods at the University of South Florida where I’d received my doctorate in applied cultural anthropology the year before. I met filmmaker Jacob Okada and, for fun, gave notes on his documentary in progress about a NASA mathematician and artist. Then I helped run a Kickstarter campaign and write grants. By late 2013, I’d moved to New York, coordinated a cross-country interviewing trip, become a producer on Painting the Way to the Moon, and joined Jacob as co-owner of First Encounter Productions.

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