- June 8, 2018
- AI, Ajda Pretnar, anthropology, Dan Podjed, data, data ethnography, data mining, digital anthropology, digital data, ethnography, Ethnography 2.0, machine learning, PEOPLE project, symposium, technologies
What do terms such as data mining, big data and artificial intelligence mean to anthropologists and social scientists? And what has ethnography got to do with it? We looked into these (and other) questions at the interdisciplinary symposium Ethnography 2.0: New Approaches to Understanding Ways of Life. The event was organised on 31 May 2018 [&helli...
- May 29, 2018
- case-studies, energy efficiency, Erasmus+, higher education, industry, newsletter, PEOPLE project, people-centred approaches, perspectives, students, sustainable living
In the third issue of the PEOPLE newsletter, we bring you diverse perspectives on people-centred innovation and development of products and services in the energy efficiency and sustainable living industries. Why is the role of social scientists crucial for the development of people- and environment-friendly products and services? What do anthrop...
- May 24, 2018
- Ajda Pretnar, Anna Kirah, anthopology, data ethnography, design, design anthropology, Designing the Future, Erasmus Plus, Why the World Needs Anthropologists, WWNA
We are proudly announcing that in October 2018, PEOPLE project will be part of the largest European event promoting applied anthropology and social sciences (again): this year, Anna Kirah, design anthropologist and PEOPLE Advisory Board member will be there to inspire you as one of the keynote speakers. And in her workshop, Ajda Pretnar, one [&hell...
- April 24, 2018
- Alliander, anthropologist, Antropologia 2.0, blog, design anthropology, energy, Erasmus Plus, Erasmus+, Giulia Sinatti, industry, interview, social sciences, video, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
PEOPLE project was featured on Antropología 2.0, a blog devoted to “practical, ethical and methodological development of Business Anthropology worldwide”. They interviewed our PEOPLE team member, anthropologist Giulia Sinatti (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). In the interview, she explains how we are bringing together social sciences and in...