About the show

Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race to change how we power the planet. We're constantly trying to save ourselves...from ourselves. This Anthro Life brings you smart conversations with humanity’s top makers and minds to make sense of it all. We dig into truth and hope in our creative potential through design, culture, and technology. Change your perspective. Crafted + Hosted by Dr. Adam Gamwell. From Missing Link Studios in Boston, MA. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thisanthrolife/support

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My Favorite Things!

Anthropology and podcasts – two of my favorite things! Super helpful to have a media for the masses that talks about such important things. Highly recommended

Katrina Z

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In the past 25 years I’ve taken undergrad and grad classes in anthro, I’ve read a lot of anthro books (including editing 7 of them), I exhibit books every year at AAA, and only after listening to TAL do I really understand how anthropologists THINK. Major, major shout-out to @thisanthrolife. I’ve been binging and it’s GREAT. These guys get what’s wrong with anthropology these days while still emphasizing what’s oh-so-right about it. They’re the counter.

Don

Keep it coming!

I'm an anthroplogist and it's hard to keep up to date with the debates since I'm not in academia. This show is a good way to do just that. Additionally, it matches insightful and sometimes theoretical conversations with contemporary topics in a way that is a breeze to listen to.

alejh

Wonderful podcast!

I've learned a lot from listening, and have also recommended this to my students and colleagues. Great introduction to anthropology and its daily applications!

susantri

About the Host

Dr. Adam Gamwell

Dr. Adam Gamwell

Host + Executive Producer

Adam has been hosting and executive producing This Anthro Life from the beginning (way back in 2013). Curious about all things human, he’s a Design Anthropologist, a digital producer, a college-level educator, user experience researcher and designer. He co-founded Missing Link Studios, a podcast production and media research collaborative, where This Anthro Life is made. LinkedIn Twitter

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