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About me

Occupation Cyberanthropologist/Researcher/Dog Runner/Poet
Location New York, NY, United States
Introduction This blog was once a log of my master's thesis, The Virtual Campfire: An Ethnography of Online Social Networking. I have begun extending my research on cyberculture to include my personal research on psytrance culture and contemporary mythology, as well as my current research on pro-self harm websites through the Berkman Center for Internet and Society.
Interests a communal and sustainable future, bygones begotten not forgotten, whimsy, rhythm, poetry, people, pulchritude, living as an art, dancing, honesty, conversation, communitas, one-on-one interaction, cyberanthropology, technoshamanism, the archaeology of the self, countercultures, production>consumption, exploration, empathy, grooming, renewal, mindfulness, bonobos, mirror neurons, Muse, dansk, synchronicity, spontaneity, jungle-y environments, rhyme, love, the spaces in between.
Favorite Music 3 of Spades, Adam Freeland, Amon Tobin, Animal Collective, Aoki Takamasa, Belle & Sebastian, Bjork, Boards of Canada, Bonobo, The Books, Brian Eno, Cake, Carla Bruni, The Chemical Brothers, Dr. John, Ella, Fela Kuti, Frank Zappa, Grateful Dead, Harry Nilsson, Jimi Hendrix, Joanna Newsom, Koop, Zeppelin, Lovage, Matmos, Shpongle, Sigur Ros, Simon & Garfunkel, Soft Machine, Spiritualized, Stereolab, Sublime, Velvet Underground, Ween