Communities of Innovation: Cyborganic and the Birth of Networked Social Media.
Based on 6 years of ethnographic field research in a San Francisco techno-commune, my doctoral dissertation examines the interplay of place, technology, and community in the growth of the Web industry and development of new genres and practices of media production and consumption. December, 2008.

"Strange Distance: Reading Walden in Suburbia," (PDF, 76 KB) in Etnofoor. Antropologisch-Sociologisch Centrum. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. December, 2001.

"Paradigms Lost and Found: The 'Crisis of Representation' and Visual Anthropology" (PDF, 3.2 MB) by Nancy Lutkehaus and Jenny Cool. In Collecting Visible Evidence. Jane M. Gaines and Michael Renov (eds.). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.

The Experts of Everyday Life: Cultural Reproduction and Cultural Critique in Antelope Valley, Masters Thesis in Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1993.

"Defamiliarizing Non-Mastery: Interpreting Men's and Women's Academic Histories at the Juncture of French and American Feminism." Working Paper Series, The Institute for the Study of Women and Men in Society, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1991.

Invited Talks
"More Than Just a Picture: Using Images in Social Science Research," (PowerPoint, 984 KB) Geography Department, University of Southern California, 2008.

"Copyright in the Age of Digital Reproduction," Copyright and the Networked Computer, A Stakeholders' Congress, The Digital Cultures Project, University of California, University of California Washington Center, Washington, D.C., 2003.

"Using the Internet: a hands-on workshop for filmmakers." National Educational Media Network, Media Market, Oakland, CA, May 1997.

"Of Tools & Toys: Donna Haraway's Cyborgs and the Power of Serious Play," 1993.

"Creating the Corporate Commons: The Intersection of Intranets and Telecommunities." co-authored with Andrea Saveri and The Outlook Project team. Institute for the Future, Menlo Park, California, March 1997.

Conference Presentations
"Walking the River: Reflections on Fieldwork in the Information Age." Paper presented at the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2007.

"Place, Community, and Innovation in the Growth of San Francisco's Internet Industry in the 1990s: The Case of Cyborganic" (PDF, 276 KB). Paper presented at Governance, Place, and Community in a Globalizing World. Doctoral Student Conference School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California Los Angeles, June 22, 2006.

"Utopian Socialities in an Entrepreneurial World: Cyborganic 1994-2003" (PDF, 2.5 MB) American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, Washington, DC, Nov 30, 2005.

"Social Code: View Source as a Cultural Strategy" (PDF, 92 KB) Society for the Social Studies of Science Conference (4S). Atlanta, Georgia, October 18, 2003.

Searching for South Asia: Print, Media, and Electronic Resources for K-12 Librarians and Teachers. Presentation at the Center for South Asia Studies Outreach Conference, University of California, Berkeley.

"The Impact of the New Ethnography on Visual Representations of Culture." Second Visible Evidence Conference, School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California, August 1994.

"Searching for South Asia: Print, Media and Electronic Resources for K-12 Librarians and Teachers." Center for South Asia Studies workshop, U.C. Berkeley, March 1995.

"Artful Truth and Truthful Art: Is Visual Anthropology in a Double Bind?" American Anthropological Association annual meetings, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1990.