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Anthropology in Practice

AiP Stands With Context and Variation

My SciAm colleague and friend Kate Clancy of Context and Variation has been the target of disturbing trollish behavior recently. She is experiencing what many female bloggers do at some point while writing for an online audience and she’s rallying her community by speaking candidly about her experiences: Even when the threats aren’t physical, the [...]

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The Intelligent Use of Animations

Jim Benton Cartoon

Or, in other words: Don’t do this. Do this: Remember websites in the early 90s with their scrolling banners, cheezy tiled backgrounds, and blinking and twirling text? No matter how swanky html5 or the next coding language is, I hope I never utter the phrase, “sure, why not?!” when it comes to use of special [...]

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