Published on Mar 29, 2014
The Anthropologist in My Pocket: Robbie Blinkoff
Robbie Blinkoff is an anthropologist and professor who's been asking himself whether technology is the advancement that will propel us from "stone tools to axes" — in the evolution of anthropology, perhaps even transforming the humanities. His quest has led him to develop a new app, the Pocket Anthropologist. Find out what Margaret Mead would have done with an iPhone in this engaging presentation.
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