2019 recommendations

Boundary Work: Year’s End

Running through my head all day today is the phrase “start as you mean to go on.” I don’t really believe that the first day of the year will somehow determine the shape of the rest, but, even if the specific point at which we designate the end of one year and the start of …

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2014 recommendations

Recommendations for August 22, 2014

Alright, so: those of you watching closely (are there any such people?) will have noticed that I haven’t posted in…quite a while. As in months. There are several reasons for that, but the short version is that work got very busy, and I not only didn’t have time to post but didn’t really have time …

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Recommendations for May 10, 2013

A couple of good, and very different, things to read this week, and then some new music. Book Excerpt: Octopus: The Footed Void by Caspar Henderson It turns out octopuses are really fascinating. (And no, the plural is not “octopi”— the root is Greek, not Latin. Henderson uses “octopods,” which may be the more correct …

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Recommendations for February 15, 2013

First, and most obviously for this week: the blog has a new domain and a new design. I figured that if I am taking this thing at all seriously, I should at the very least move it off of blogger. So here we go. I will most likely be teaching the design in the next …

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