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Southern Fried Science:
Anthropology in Practice is one of the best social science blogs out there ...


Mind Hacks:
The piece is full of gems about one of our most mundane of activities ...
Source: Life in an elevator, November 4, 2010


Savage Minds:
Kudos to the blog Anthropology in Practice for making it to the big board over at Boingboing for their three part series on coffee! Readers, just to let you know, you can submit Savage Minds to Boingboing anytime. Illustrated Man was pretty good, right? I really want one of these nerd merit badges!
Source: Around the Web, August 7, 2010


Absurd Intellectual:
I used to let the shower wake me up, but my morning routine has changed. Coffee has changed me — in some subtle, some important ways.

But hasn’t it changed all of us?

That’s what a great three-part series (1, 2, 3) on Anthropology in Practice is arguing.

Source: Why Coffee Is So Awesome, In Three Parts, August 4, 2010


Shot Zombies:
An interesting look at the history of coffee culture in the United States. I can imagine Don Draper sitting around conspiring to get us to tout the intricacies of higher quality processing and single origin brews. 

[Anthropology in Practice: Manufacturing The Coffee Culture]

Source: Your Passion for Coffee Was Manufactured by an Ad Agency, August 4, 2010


Grow | Practical Marketing Solutions:
The merging digital divide has been a personal interest of mine and Anthropologist Krystal D’Costa hits the nail on the head with her excellent post.  She declares that “having the means to access information on the Internet goes just beyond access to the hardware; it also depends on the individual’s ability to understand how to use the tools at her disposal.” That’s an important perspective many people miss. Her blog Anthropology in Practice is on my daily reading list.