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The Case for Anthropologist in Technology

Anthropology is STEM field. In fact it is the STEM field that validated STEM in the first place. It can do so because of the unique approach anthropology takes to a given subject matter. It’s holistic tradition demands that practitioners examine a subject culturally, historically, biologically, and linguistically to get the real “big picture.” Rather than look at individuals or small groups, as psychologist do, anthropologist are truly concerned with the whole, but still focused enough on how the whole impacts individuals that it does not get caught up in “systems” as sociologist do. This approach maps itself to technology’s interaction with the consumer in a remarkable fashion.

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