Rongorongo inscription on wooden tablet.

Anthropology: Easter Island’s Undeciphered Writing System (Rongorongo)

Rongorongo Despite all that is known about the Rapa Nui of Easter Island, who continue to live in their thousands, a series of uniquely inscribed tablets taken from the island over 100 years ago remains minimally interpreted and largely unfathomable. … Continue reading Anthropology: Easter Island’s Undeciphered Writing System (Rongorongo)

Stele of Hummurabi

Communication Technologies: Their Evolution and Impact on Writing and Anthropology

People tend to attribute advancements in science and technology to the (positive) effects and influence of macro-actors, such as imperialism, capitalism, industrialization and globalization. However, in reality, the emergence and existence of these entities is usually taken for granted: it … Continue reading Communication Technologies: Their Evolution and Impact on Writing and Anthropology