Technology potentially allows more researchers than ever before to access more materials than dreamed of just a few decades ago. The push to make that access open source is there. Which way should we go with that information?
This past Sunday, September 2, 2018, a fire broke out at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro. Built in a centuries old Palace, the museum had celebrated it’s bicentennial celebration in June.
The idea of people being “victims of their time,” and why I think that’s both limited and fallacious, as well as why I think it could also be very well suited to anthropological thought…when taken literally.