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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Mobilizing the Paralyzed Online

Priscilla Song.

in Biomedical Odysseys

May 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 10371 words.

This chapter traces the spatial and temporal dynamics of CareCure—an online discussion forum devoted to research and treatment for spinal cord injury (SCI). Created from a U.S....

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Class, Race, and Online Participation

Kendall Lori.

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub

June 2002; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 13924 words.

This chapter discusses online class and race. The class backgrounds of BlueSky participants enable their participation in a variety of ways and allow them to use BlueSky to support and...

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Hungover In the Virtual Pub

Kendall Lori.

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub

June 2002; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 4209 words.

This chapter presents a summary analysis of identity and power on BlueSky. Researchers critically claim that online interaction is more egalitarian or even that it subverts offline...

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digital anthropology

Luis A. Vivanco.

in A Dictionary of Cultural Anthropology

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Anthropology. 140 words.

An emerging field that studies the interrelationships between digital technologies and socio-cultural processes, usually in the context of online communities,

Blue Sky in the Morning

Kendall Lori.

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub

June 2002; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 5517 words.

This chapter provides an examination of BlueSky's social contexts and the effects they have on people's online interactions, with an emphasis on gender. It discusses Falcon, a hangout on an...

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Identity Crises

Kendall Lori.

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub

June 2002; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 11216 words.

This chapter deals with identity and relationships mediated by computers, with particular attention to the effects of gender. It discusses the effects of the mediated and networked...

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La Red Informativa de Mujeres de Argentina

Elisabeth Jay Friedman.

in Interpreting the Internet

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 14839 words.

This chapter takes a deeper look at a transformation of the simple distribution list application into a vibrant online counterpublic. It profiles one of the region’s longest-lasting...

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Logging On An Introduction to Bluesky

Kendall Lori.

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub

June 2002; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 10891 words.

This chapter provides demographic information about BlueSky's participants and the connections between their work with computers and their choice of BlueSky as a social and leisure forum....

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Computer-mediated Relationships

Kendall Lori.

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub

June 2002; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 15505 words.

This chapter describes the relationships among people on BlueSky and some surprising advantages and disadvantages of socializing online. Online life focuses on friendship rather than...

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Movement

Stephanie R. Bjork.

in Somalis Abroad

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 12122 words.

This chapter discusses movement in various forms: young Somalis away from family households, online interactions, to Finland drawn by the Finnish welfare state, and international travel...

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Mudding History and Subcultures

Kendall Lori.

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub

June 2002; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 11578 words.

This chapter provides background information about muds, their history and culture. It also provides information about BlueSky's subculture and its relationship to other online subcultures....

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Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub

Lori Kendall.

June 2002; p ublished online May 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Anthropology. 309 pages.

This book explores the brave new world of social relations as they have evolved on the Internet. It examines how men and women negotiate their gender roles on an online forum the book calls...

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Burlesque

C. Fred Blake.

in Burning Money

September 2011; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 11738 words.

This chapter examines how the paper money custom has turned to burlesque. More specifically, it considers how online news stories from different places around China view the custom in...

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Lightweight Cars and Women Drivers

Joshua Hotaka Roth.

in Capturing Contemporary Japan

August 2014; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 5861 words.

This chapter explores the correlation between the growing popularity of K-cars, known for their fuel efficiency and compact size, and the increasing number of female drivers in recessionary...

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The Gaming of Chance

Natasha Dow Schüll.

in Modes of Uncertainty

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 8683 words.

The rise in popularity of online poker has come with a rise in the development of software that allows gamblers to track and analyze opponents’ (and their own) play behavior. At first...

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Guantánamo’s Catch-22

Rebecca Lemov.

in Modes of Uncertainty

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 6941 words.

This chapter explores how the United States' detention center at Guantanamo Bay (GBDC) has created a situation in which over one hundred fifty remaining detainees, most held for more than a...

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Interpreting the Internet

Elisabeth Jay Friedman.

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Anthropology. 248 pages.

This book provides the first in-depth exploration of how Latin American feminist and queer activists have interpreted the internet, from its inception in the region through the explosion of...

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Click and Spin

Dominic Boyer.

in The Life Informatic

April 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 18754 words.

This chapter explores, T-Online, an online news portal that does little of its own reporting but specializes in recrafting and recirculating news agency content. It investigates new modes...

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Cyberanatomies of Hope

Priscilla Song.

in Biomedical Odysseys

May 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 9809 words.

This chapter explores how the embodied dynamics of illness and chronicity shape online modes of health-seeking by comparing the experiences of people living with spinal cord injuries (SCIs)...

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Introduction

Priscilla Song.

in Biomedical Odysseys

May 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 8363 words.

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book is an ethnographic account of biomedical odysseys of people who have entrusted their bodies to Chinese...

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