Monthly Archives: March 2015

Starting again, again.

I woke up Saturday morning and my knee hurt. I walked down the stairs and my knee hurt. “Well,” I thought, “I guess that’s that.” Literally adding insult to injury, I looked out the window and it was snowing. I … Continue reading

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V.’s parkour class: a moment of balance

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Letter to my students in a time of grief

This is what I said, finally, to my students on Friday: Hello all. It’s good to see you here. It seems like a long time since our last tutorial. I’ve been thinking this week about when I was an undergrad. … Continue reading

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“Of course not. We made Bellarke.”

In a separate conversation I made a throw-away comment about Web 2.0 & shipping culture: “one thing that I think is genuinely and fabulously different is this: there are several TV shows in particular where the staff/writers/showrunners engage seriously and … Continue reading

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Crazy Bullshit People Said About Web 2.0 At A Party I Went To In San Francisco In Like 2004 vs. How Twenty-Year-Old Women Use It To Ship Couples On The CW

Some time in like probably 2004 or 2005 or maybe 2003, some friends took me to a networking party in a San Francisco warehouse, where a thirty-something pre-hipster white dude in a button-front shirt cornered me and told me all … Continue reading

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