Publications

Publications

2016. Nafus, D. (ed). Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

(available Spring 2016). Neff, G. and D. Nafus. Self-Tracking. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

2016. Nafus, D. and R. Beckwith. Number in Craft: Situated Numbering Practices in Do-It-Yourself Sensor Systems. in C. Wilkinson-Weber and A. DeNicola (eds). Taking Stock: Anthropology, Craft and Artisans in the 21st Century.

2016. Nafus, D., P. Denman, L. Durham, O. Florez, L. Nachman, S. Sahay,  E. Savage, S. Sharma, D. Strawn, R. Wouhaybi. As Simple As Possible, But No Simpler: Creating Flexibility in Personal Informatics CHI ‘2016, Late Breaking Work.

2014. Nafus, D. Stuck Data, Dead Data and Disloyal Data: The Stops and Starts in Making Numbers into Social Practices. Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory.

2014. Nafus, D. and J. Sherman. This One Does Not Go Up to Eleven: The Quantified Self Movement as an Alternative Big Data Practice.  International Journal of Communication, Vol 8.

2014. Nafus, D. Design for X: Prediction and the Embeddedness (or not) of Research in Technology Production. In J. Leach and L. Wilson, Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

2014. Nafus, D. Making Markets Emerge: Enumeration, ‘Development’ and Technology Market. In R. Denny and P. Sunderland, Handbook of Business Anthropology. Left Coast Press.

2012. Nafus, D. “Patches Don’t Have Gender:” What is Not Open in Open Software  New Media and Society. 14 (4) 669-683.

2012. Kuryian, R., S. Mainwaring and D. Nafus. Consumption, Technology, and Development. Information Technologies and International Development, 8 (1): 1-12.

2010. Nafus, D. Review of Online a Lot of the Time. American Anthropologist. 112 (4).

2010. Nafus, D., and S. Mainwaring. Rural Broadband in the United States: Citizen Perception as Social Process. Technology Policy Research Conference (TPRC). Washington, DC.

2009. Nafus, D., P. Howard, and K. Anderson. “Getting Beyond the Usual Suspects: Policy and Culture in ICT Adoption,” Technology Policy Research Conference (TPRC), Washington, DC.

2009. Nafus, D. and K. Anderson. Writing on Walls: The Materiality of Social Memory in Corporate Research in M. Cefkin (ed). Ethnography and the Corporate Encounter: Reflections on Research In and Of Corporations. New York: Berghahn Books.

2009. Nafus, D., DePaula, R., Kitner, K., Kuryian, R., Mainwaring, S. and Rattenbury, T. Consumerization and Renewing PaPR, Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) Proceedings.

2009. Anderson, K., Nafus, D., Rattenbury, T. and Aipperspach, R. Numbers have Qualities too: Experiences with Ethnomining. EPIC Proceedings, p. 123-140.

2009. Leach, J., with Nafus, D. and Krieger, B. “Freedom Imagined: Morality and Aesthetics in Open Source Software Design”, Ethnos,74:1,51 — 71.

2009. Howard, P., K. Anderson, L. Busch, and D. Nafus. “Sizing Up Information Societies: Towards a Better Metric for the Cultures of ICT Adoption.” The Information Society, 25, 208-219.

2008. Rattenbury, T., D. Nafus and K Anderson. “Plastic: A Metaphor For Integrated Technologies. “Ubicomp Seoul, 2008.

2007. Nafus, D., R. De Paula and K. Anderson. “Abstract 2.0: If We Are All Shouting, Is There Anyone Left to Listen?” EPIC Proceedings, pp. 66-77.

2007. Dourish, P., Anderson, K., and Nafus, D. Cultural Mobilities: Diversity and Agency in Urban Computing, Proc. IFIP Conf. Human-Computer Interaction INTERACT 2007.

2006. Nafus, D. and K. Anderson. “The Real Problem: Rhetorics of Knowing in Corporate Ethnographic Research” Epic Proceedings

2006. Nafus, D. Post-Socialism and Notions of Context in St. Petersburg” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 607-624.

2004. Nafus, D. J. Leach, and B. Kreiger. Free/Libre and Open Source Software: Policy Support (FLOSSPOLS) D 16, Gender: Integrated Report of Findings. Research commissioned by the European Commission.

2003. Nafus, D. “The Aesthetics of the Internet in St. Petersburg: Why Metaphor Matters.The Communication Review, 6:185-212.

2002. Nafus, D. and K. Tracey. “Mobile Phones and Concepts of Personhood” in Katz and Aakhus, Perpetual Contact. Cambridge:CUP.

Unpublished Manuscripts

2006. Anderson, B., Carlson, S. and Nafus, D. e-Enabling Data: Potential impacts on methods and expertise. NCeSS 2006 Conference, Manchester, June .

2004. Constructing Distance: Innovation and Public Policy.

2004. Entrepreneurial Lunch Ladies, Liberated Bytes and Other Hybrids: Purifying the Social and the Technical in Small Business.

2003. Time, Sociability and Postsocialism PhD Dissertation, University of Cambridge.


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