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Work april 25, 2012

What Can The Native Tribes Of New Guinea Teach Us About Financial Markets?

Using an anthropological perspective and a broader social context we will begin to understand how bankers function.

Technology march 17, 2012

Grant McCracken To Appear As Special Guest At PSFK CONFERENCE NYC

The anthropologist will give us a briefing on the ideas in his forthcoming book 'Culturematic,' which examines a new species of ingenuity.

IoT june 24, 2011

Tribe Discovered In Brazilian Amazon Has Us Rethink Our Modern Lifestyle

A newly discovered tribe that has thrived without technology forces us to ponder our smartphone dependence and societal emphasis on technology.

Work december 20, 2010

Grant McCracken: Square Inch Anthropology

American culture is vast, endlessly various and changing all the time. We can't know it top to bottom. We can't map it end to end. The best we can hope for is to establish small pieces or pockets of clarity.

Advertising october 12, 2010

Grant McCracken: Kanye West, Anthropologically

An investigation into the cultural frames and metaphors found in a recent interview with the artist.

Design & Architecture october 4, 2010

Grant McCracken: How Do We Make Culture?

Observations on culture creation, world building and meaning.

Technology september 14, 2010

Man As An Evolution Of The Machine

Timothy Taylor's The Artificial Ape offers a new evolutionary theory about technology and humans.

Work september 10, 2010

Grant McCracken’s Culture Contest: Showtime Vs. USA Networks

Grant McCracken is running a contest at his blog asking people to see the culture trends at work at USA networks and Showcase.

Design & Architecture september 2, 2010

Garbage Anthropology

Robin Nagle, the New York City Department of Sanitation's anthropologist-in-residence explores the hidden world of garbage that surrounds us.

Mobile july 19, 2010

This Week In Brand Strategy & Advertising

PSFK curates some of the brand strategy, digital and creative advertising news and ideas that caught our attention this past week.

Innovation may 6, 2010

(Video) Grant McCracken: PSFK Conference New York 2010

Anthropologist Grant McCracken discusses the thinking behind his latest book, Chief Culture Officer, a clarion call for the integration of culture into corporate strategy.

Technology march 15, 2010

PSFK Conference Speaker Interview: Grant McCracken

Grant McCracken will be one of the speakers at our upcoming PSFK Conference 2010, taking place on April 9th. Grant is an author, teacher and anthropologist who studies the intersection of culture and commerce.

Sustainability february 9, 2010

The Future Well: Design For Health and Happiness

Today, Grant Harrison and Dr. Jay Parkinson launched their design and innovation consulting firm, The Future Well.

Advertising january 4, 2010

Grant McCracken: Reading A Restless Culture

Grant McCracken explains the role of a Chief Culture Officer.


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