Grant McCracken holds a PhD from the University of Chicago in cultural anthropology. He is the author of Culture and Consumption I, Plenitude, Big Hair, Culture and Consumption II: Markets, Meaning and Brand Management, The Long Interview, Flock and Flow and the soon-to-be-published Transforming Selves. He has been the director of the Institute of Contemporary Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum, a senior lecturer at the Harvard Business School, a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge and he is now a research affiliate at MIT. His blog, Culturby, covers the intersection of anthropology and economics.
Thanks to today’s technology, people can send messages or photos to each other with the blink of an eye, but what if you could send a friend a specific taste? Scientists at the National University of Singapore set out on this experiment to see people could actually taste an image that was sent to them. Thus, began […]
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