Virtually family: an anthropological knowledge of the broadband internet

01 Oct 2006

The explosion of the broadband internet is allowing anthropologists to carry out research into virtual, as well as real communities. Xiaoxiao Yan, based in the Department of Social Anthropology at Cambridge, has a longstanding interest in the relationship between culture and technology and has been investigating the impact of broadband technology since 2002.

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Naked Scientists science radio show goes platinum

10 Aug 2006

The ‘Naked Scientists’ do not warrant the alarming image that they inspire. It’s actually an interactive science radio show produced at the University of Cambridge and broadcast by the BBC, which has recently achieved the notable feat of 2 million podcast downloads in the last 12 months, making it one of the world’s most downloaded science programmes.

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