Planned Obsolescence

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If You Can’t Say Anything Nice

Folks, we need to have a conversation. About Twitter. And generosity. And public shaming. ... read more »

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More on That Word

This is in part an apology for having ranted and run yesterday; between the little project I’m trying to get launched in the next couple of weeks and a meeting that took up ... read more »

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“Neoliberal”

I have come to despise the term “neoliberal,” to the extent that I’d really like to see it stricken from academic vocabularies everywhere. ... read more »

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Feeling My Way Through

I find myself at one of those moments at which everything is great and yet nothing seems to be working exactly right. ... read more »

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Moving On

I somewhat inadvertently made a big announcement via Twitter last night, and in so doing, as my friend Julie pointed out, sorta buried the lede. ... read more »

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Outward and Visible Signs

I have an idea I’m backing into writing about this morning as I stand on the subway platform, a thing that I’m thinking about as “A Theory of the Information ... read more »

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Warming Up

What happened? ... read more »

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Out of the Habit

I find myself lately pretty continually dismayed by the frequency with which I have to acknowledge that I’ve lost my good habits. ... read more »

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Advice on Academic Blogging, Tweeting, Whatever

Over the weekend, something hashtagged as ... read more »

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Slow. Down.

I’m having one of those seasons already – one minute, it’s Labor Day, and the next, it’s almost October, and it’s not entirely clear what’s happened in the meantime. ... read more »