Archive Ethnography

AOk. Commercial encroachment.

This archive was designed against the growing commercial encroachment of public knowledge commons. I saw open research data (governance) as an incredibly important and time-sensitive...Read more

AOk. PECE design logics.

All members of the group have the permissions needed to upload artifacts but this often seems overly laborious, especially since many of the artifacts are first shared on a WhatsApp...Read more

AOk. Durable data storage.

  1. While the archive was initially imagined as digitally storing ethnographic data that is relevant for researchers in Nairobi/Kenya, the archive has been thus far used less for this

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AOk. RDS Labor and financial costs.

The server on which RDS sits costs $12.50 USD a month to maintain and run back-ups. I (Angela Okune) pay for this out of my personal funds. I also pay for the domain name on an annual...Read more

AOk. Connecting users.

The archive has connected users through synchronous discussion facilitated on Zoom. This is a small group of self-selected 5 people or so. Most of these people did not know each other...Read more

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