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by Anthro_Danielle
16 Oct 2017 00:10
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Talk to me about SE as a community
Replies: 14
Views: 477

Talk to me about SE as a community

14667 I heard a bunch of people got sick!  I wonder if it was the food?  Also heard there is some big news coming out of the ESA, though haven't read exactly what yet. This is the kind of thing I had in mind. http://revolutionarygamesstudio.com/ Space Engine is also delving into the VR arena, and t...
by Anthro_Danielle
15 Oct 2017 23:42
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!
Replies: 31
Views: 1855

Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!

A-L-E-X, You make some really great points about the different ways in which using social media affects or feeds into our awareness. I thought about what you said in terms of these key words - do you think this is a fair distinction? ⋅ Accessibility (we can access more different content fr...
by Anthro_Danielle
11 Oct 2017 21:59
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Talk to me about SE as a community
Replies: 14
Views: 477

Talk to me about SE as a community

Hi A-L-E-X! Oh my god did I catch the con-plague. Completely wiped and sick as anything for over a week now, phew! While it didn't look like anyone was able to get very close to Elon (and no question-time this year either, he shot off stage as soon as the presentation was done), I think everyone was...
by Anthro_Danielle
26 Sep 2017 05:44
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!
Replies: 31
Views: 1855

Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!

Hi A-L-E-X - it's always so wonderful to hear your thoughts and perspectives! 14068 I think we're entering a new era of awareness, with access to so much information, you get a better idea of what's going on and can better prepare for the future.  Humanity has had to learn that rather than fight the...
by Anthro_Danielle
26 Sep 2017 05:23
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!
Replies: 31
Views: 1855

Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!

13964 Were you ever on either of Paul Carr's podcasts (The Wow! Signal or The Unseen Podcast)? Your name sounds familiar.  BTW: I told you this in response to your community survey but I'm an astronomy undergrad at the University of Washington who hopes to become an astrobiologist and also a woman ...
by Anthro_Danielle
26 Sep 2017 04:50
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Talk to me about SE as a community
Replies: 14
Views: 477

Talk to me about SE as a community

Hi ettore_bilbo, A-L-E-X, & jadestar! Thanks so much for the messages! Apologies for the delay in my response - the IAC opened yesterday, and things are all happening very fast! Wish me luck in catching Elon! Also a pretty cool announcement - Australia is *finally* getting its own space agency! ...
by Anthro_Danielle
22 Sep 2017 02:04
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Talk to me about SE as a community
Replies: 14
Views: 477

Talk to me about SE as a community

Hey Salvo, Thank *you* for your kind words as well! I'm hoping I can keep learning and improving with you all as I go! I take your point about the different ways of using (and probably frequency of use as well) different platforms to supplement SE experience & participation. I'd love to know wha...
by Anthro_Danielle
21 Sep 2017 05:01
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Talk to me about SE as a community
Replies: 14
Views: 477

Talk to me about SE as a community

Hi Salvo & Doc - thanks so much for the amazing responses, you've raised some really interesting points and given me lots to think about! It seems like there is a sense that SE is a small community - because the program is not very widely known yet, and also because it is a very small group of p...
by Anthro_Danielle
19 Sep 2017 02:57
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Talk to me about SE as a community
Replies: 14
Views: 477

Talk to me about SE as a community

Hi guys! Danielle the space & new media anthropologist here to pick your brains about space, SE, and how you use it! If we haven't met yet, I'm a researcher exploring the use of social and new media for various projects in the space industry and in its networks and publics, and Space Engine is o...
by Anthro_Danielle
19 Sep 2017 01:59
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you learn with SE & its community?
Replies: 12
Views: 472

Do you learn with SE & its community?

@Salvo - That's fair enough! Are there other videos or content creators that you do follow or like, that are more focussed, or more scientifically accurate, or more educational? What works for you and why, what's interesting and engaging, is all super interesting! 
by Anthro_Danielle
11 Sep 2017 05:58
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you learn with SE & its community?
Replies: 12
Views: 472

Do you learn with SE & its community?

Hi everyone! Thank you so very much for your thoughtful, measured, and generous responses - I can't tell you how much I appreciate you taking the time to respond, and I hope you don't mind my responding with a few more questions! I love the range of examples and angles that you've all raised here. I...
by Anthro_Danielle
11 Sep 2017 05:10
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!
Replies: 31
Views: 1855

Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!

A-L-E-X - it sounds as though you must have a pretty rounded set of experiences and perspectives! Personally I tend to think that breadth and variety can be really helpful in approaching any topic with nuance, and I agree with you there - there are lots of really interesting people here with so many...
by Anthro_Danielle
30 Aug 2017 02:06
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!
Replies: 31
Views: 1855

Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!

Hi A-L-E-X, it's so lovely to hear from you - thanks for taking the time to reply! I'm not sure if I've seen the specific interview you're referencing, but it does sound like she's describing the overview effect or something like it. It's a very powerful feeling and realisation, and I've certainly e...
by Anthro_Danielle
28 Aug 2017 23:42
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you learn with SE & its community?
Replies: 12
Views: 472

Do you learn with SE & its community?

Hi guys! It's Danielle, the space/new media anthropologist who some of you may have already met and chatted with. If we haven't had the pleasure yet, it's so lovely to meet you! I'm researching the use of social and new media for various projects in the space industry and in its networks and publics...
by Anthro_Danielle
28 May 2017 01:03
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!
Replies: 31
Views: 1855

Space chats with your friendly neighbourhood anthropologist!

Hi A-L-E-X, thanks for stopping by! Thank you for sharing your story, I really enjoyed hearing it. It seems like many people here and in wider astronomy circles have these moments of inspiration or interest from childhood, that drive them all the way through life. I think it's really interesting tha...
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