2021

April 2021

Phoenix is sometimes referred as the most ecologically unsustainable city in the world. A city of millions in the the middle of a desert, it says something about what human effort and ingenuity make possible but also perhaps about how long impossibility may require to manifest itself. Needless to say, the city depends entirely on …

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2016 recommendations

Spaces and Boundaries

#agir 09/13/2016 Spaces and Boundaries Note: I’m trying a shift in the format of the recommendations, in which I’ll attempt to draw a bit more of a connection between the various links. This is inspired by Deb Chachra’s excellent Metafoundry newsletter, which everybody should subscribe to. The new academic year is getting into gear for …

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2015 recommendations

Recommendations for April 20, 2015

Big conference this weekend, at which my panel presented to an empty room. Now that all of that is done, here are some new things to read and look at. Song/video: “The Rest of Us” by Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld Colin Stetson has made some of my favorite albums of the last few years. …

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