PEOPLE team members Gregor Cerinšek (IRI UL) and Dan Podjed (ZRC SAZU) were recently in Bucharest, where they presented the Why the World Neds Anthropologists symposium and the PEOPLE project to the Romanian audience. The goal of their short intervention, which was screened at the beginning of Why Romania Needs Anthropologists event, was to pr...
- August 24, 2018
- Ajda Pretnar, anthropology, automated buildings, Dan Podjed, data, EASA conference, emerging technologies, ethnography, European Association of Social Anthropologists, PEOPLE project, sensors
The PEOPLE project and the Slovenian case study findings were presented at the 15th EASA conference (European Association of Social Anthropologists). The paper Making Sense of Sensors: Combining Ethnography with Data Mining to Understand and Improve Smart Buildings was co-authored by PEOPLE team member, Dan Podjed (ZRC SAZU) and PEOPLE Learning Cy...
- July 26, 2018
- Events, MULTIMEDIA
- Amsterdam, Anna Kirah, applied anthropology, CIRCL, co-creation, Dan Podjed, energy, Erasmus+, event, higher education-industry cooperation, PEOPLE project, people-centred approaches, social sciences and industry, sustainability
PEOPLE project organised the Sustainable Living and Energy: Towards a PEOPLE Perspective event as part of our first two-day Co-Creation Camp, where teams from the four participating countries got together to share and discuss the results of their research on real-life, industry-relevant case studies. Special guest speakers at the event were An...
- 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...