Making a Killing in Anthropology

One of my informants emailed me this magazine cover. I haven’t read the story, but I wager I know what it says already. Though the implication that the anthropologists are “hunting” pygmies (small start-ups) is either chillingly apposite, or totally baffling… I’m offering a “Kiss Me, I’m a Pygmy Hunter” T-shirt to the best “separated at birth” suggestion for this guy…
pygmy hunters


Christopher M. Kelty is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has a joint appointment in the Institute for Society and Genetics, the department of Information Studies and the Department of Anthropology. His research focuses on the cultural significance of information technology, especially in science and engineering. He is the author most recently of Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software (Duke University Press, 2008), as well as numerous articles on open source and free software, including its impact on education, nanotechnology, the life sciences, and issues of peer review and research process in the sciences and in the humanities.

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  1. This guy is Alfred E Neuman from Mad Magazine (What me worry?), in middle age. I do worry.

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