In this episode of the Innovation in Digital Anthropology podcast, Simon Darragh and Isabelle Cotton speak with Matt Artz about the Global Landscape Report in Digital Anthropology that was put together as part of the UNESCO and LiiV Center Global Partnership to Advance Digital Innovation in Anthropology. The conversation discusses on the findings and recommendations, as well as the methodology and barriers to innovation.
About the LiiV Center
The LiiV Center is a non-profit organization committed to bringing deeper human insights to the world. It’s mission is to bring deeper human insights to the world by developing new digital tools for ethnography, so anthropologists (and others) can understand digital cultures and communitiesat the pace and scale of data science, making big data more human, equal, and ethical. In 2020, it launched the Global Partnership to Advance Digital Innovation in Anthropology with UNESCO.
About the LiiV Center + UNESCO Partnership
The UNESCO Partnership is the first step in creating The LiiV Center for Digital Anthropology, which will lead the process of unifying the conversation around modernizing the empathetic mindsets and research methodologies of ethnography with the scale and precision of data science. The partnership will facilitate global academic degree programs, along with research initiatives and technology to drive this innovative field forward across both the public and private sectors.
About Matt Artz
Matt Artz is an anthropologist, consultant, author, speaker, and creator. He writes, speaks, and consults in user experience, product management, and business strategy. He creates products, podcasts, music, and visual art. His podcasts include Anthropology in Business and Anthro to UX.