– Why blog? –
"I saw a need (withing myself and in the teaching profession) for a conversation/discussion forum for those who teach anthropology at the introductory level (community college, lower undergrad, adjunct, etc.) we are often the only anthro faculty at our institutions AND I wanted to understand some of the technology and how it could be used for teaching and academic purposes." -P
"yes, definitely. as i argued before, every field context has its own peculiarities, in some cases blogging may not be helpful but in overall i will insist on its benefits. " -Erkan Saka
– Anonymity –
"If the blog bore my name, I would feel compelled to filter my postings more carefully. "
"Anonymity substitutes for trust."