Climate Change and Disaster
Henry Fountain, “At Chernobyl, Hints of Nature’s Adaptation.”
A whole new kind of archive fever: the cassette tape that can hold 64 million songs. Where was this technology when I was making mixtapes in high school?
Anatol Lieven, “Ukraine–the Way Out.”
David Cole, “‘We Kill People Based on Metadata.'”
Humanities and Higher Ed
Carl Straumsheim, “Digital Humanities Bubble.”
(I think again . . .) The first issue of Porn Studies.
And following this, study shows that students who take notes in class on paper do better than students using laptops. You hear that class?
High school commencement speech: you are not special.
Further erosion of higher ed: Southern New Hampshire University.
Cirocco Dunlap, “The Sims You Left Behind.”
More on irony and sincerity. This time, millenials are not sincere. . . .
Lizzie Widdicombe, “The End of Food.” On Soylent.