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pork trouble in Salatiga, Central Java (and other places in Indonesia)

Pork-eating is very important to many ethnic groups in Indonesia, the largest Muslim-majority country in the world.

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wonderful Dinner Time during Ramadan 齋戒月的歡樂晚餐時光


July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment


還有哪些版本的差異? Di Taiwan sendiri terdapat sekitar 230 ribu umat Islam yang menjadi pasar utama produk halal. 60 ribu di antaranya adalah masyarakat Taiwan (0,3 persen dari populasi penduduk) dan sisanya … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) techniques

The fat and protein composition, or volatile compounds. DNA methods are very specific and sensitive and they can be even used for highly processed materials, because DNA molecules are very … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ethnographic study: Social network sites are “virtual campfires”

After five years participant observation, anthropologist Jenny Ryan has published her masters’ thesis about the social network sites Facebook, My Space and She created a beautiful web version of … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

The point of Media Anthropology

Excerpt from John Postill’s article What’s the point of media anthropology. Faced with the cognitive contradictions of seeking to represent the divinities through figurative art, religious leaders in Israel, early … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Along Together, and then Break Up 2.0

Two books that can start and end a Digital Anthro course. Yay!

September 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jenny Marx, who gave up aristocracy to spread Marx’s revolutionary thoughts

5 Fascinating Facts About Karl Marx’s Wife The woman behind the man who made a huge impact. Published on March 12, 2012 by Susan K. Perry, Ph.D. in Creating in … Continue reading

September 21, 2014 · Leave a comment


書名:《科技渴望社會》 出版社:群學出版有限公司 出版日期:2004.10 主編:吳嘉苓、傅大為、雷祥麟 編譯:台灣科技與社會網絡計畫群 本書簡介 透過這些 STS 研究的洞察,科技不僅不再是隔離於社會之外的象牙塔,反而成為現代社會中型塑性別、國族、階級、民主、日常生活、親密關係與自我認同的權力中心,而且也經 常反為這些社會力量所導引與型塑。這一點可能是 STS 觀點中,最違反常識而令人費解之處:正是在深入最「純粹技術性」的實驗室與科學實作之後,我們才明白科技是如何地充滿著「社會與政治」意涵,而且何以我們 對這些意涵往往視而不見。由此看來, STS 使科技的歷史不再只是科技英雄的光榮史詩,而是與所有活在科技社會中的人們切身相關的動人故事。 目錄 ◎致謝/ 吳嘉苓 ◎代序:相互渴望的科技與社會/ 雷祥麟 ◎美國的電氣化過程/Thomas P. Hughes  ◎直線進步或交引纏繞/Bruno Latour  ◎查爾斯.史諾/David Edgerton ◎技術物有政治性嗎?/Langdon Winner  ◎論醫學宇宙觀中病人的消失, … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

lunar calendar, or when to stop Ramadan fasting

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Taiwan tops Facebook users per capita in Asia-Pacific Area

Facebook台灣月活躍用戶達1400萬人,滲透率居亞太區之冠 數位時代網站|撰文者:陳怡如發表日期:2013-09-18 Facebook亞太區副總裁Dan Neary 17日來台分享台灣用戶最新數據。目前Facebook在台灣每月共有1400萬名活躍用戶,滲透率達60%,居亞太區之冠,其中每天都登入的使用者更高達1000萬人,使用手機登入的用戶則有700萬人,未來Facebook的發展策略,將以行動為主軸。  Dan Neary表示,Facebook在全球已有高達11億名用戶,每年成長超過20%,若以每月活躍用戶來看,亞洲區是Facebook在全球最大的市場, 共有3.4億名用戶,每年成長超過33%。而在台灣市場,Facebook每月共有1400萬名活躍用戶,以台灣總人口數2300萬人來看,滲透率達 60%,居亞太區之冠,其中每天都登入的使用者更高達1000萬人。目前Facebook在全球前四大市場,依序為美國、印度、巴西、印尼。 (編按:基本上就是按照人口多寡排列,中國除外,印度稍弱)

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment


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April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Origins of Alientaed Leisure — the slaughter house

In Paris, at the turn of the 20th century, sightseers were given tours of the sewers, the morgue, a slaughterhouse, a tobacco factory, the government printing office….and the supreme court … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment