Reading: Blacking up was of a piece with ‘comedy’ that dealt in contempt

From Blacking up was of a piece with ‘comedy’ that dealt in contempt Not the first call for WPA 2.0 but a persuasive one. The private sector is part of the problem. Any account of what needs to be done to avoid the destitution of large parts of society must begin with confronting the prejudice… Continue reading Reading: Blacking up was of a piece with ‘comedy’ that dealt in contempt

Reading: Tom Morello Responds to Angry Fans Who Suddenly Realize That Rage Against the Machine’s Music Is Political: “What Music of Mine DIDN’T Contain Political BS?”

From Tom Morello Responds to Angry Fans Who Suddenly Realize That Rage Against the Machine’s Music Is Political: “What Music of Mine DIDN’T Contain Political BS?” Josh Jones writing at Open Culture reports on the coming-to-political-awareness of a music fan as a beacon of a hopefully broader awareness: culture is all political. … the disgruntled… Continue reading Reading: Tom Morello Responds to Angry Fans Who Suddenly Realize That Rage Against the Machine’s Music Is Political: “What Music of Mine DIDN’T Contain Political BS?”

What I’m reading 11 Mar 2018 – 21 Apr 2018

There is no perceived IT generation gap: Young people really are thick • The Register – The middle-aged Register speaks to the medicare-aged retiring. There’s more time to stay further in front of the curve when you’re old.> The kids of my day bantered in rhyming slang and Nadsat; these days they speak StartUp and… Continue reading What I’m reading 11 Mar 2018 – 21 Apr 2018

Morgan’s pinboard for 2 Jan 2015 through 8 Jan 2015

Peer 2 Peer University – Because anyone who's looking in should get a link to p2pu. [insert fork pun here]. – (courseware p2p ) Harmonizing Learning and Education -e-Literate – large OV in response to Cormier, Downes, et al concerning active learning, course design, lib Ed. The title says it all, but here's some more:… Continue reading Morgan’s pinboard for 2 Jan 2015 through 8 Jan 2015

on pinboard for January 10th, 2014 through January 11th, 2014

Such DFW. Very Orwell. So Doge. Wow. – An interesting look at SWE on the digital cusp. – (DH language languagechange ) New Liberal Arts // Snarkmarket & Revelator Press – Collection of short pieces – call them discussion starters – on redefining the lib arts as digital. PDF, and the html is here: http://snarkmarket.com/nla/new-liberal-arts.html… Continue reading on pinboard for January 10th, 2014 through January 11th, 2014

bookmarks for August 8th, 2009

Kindle and the future of reading : The New Yorker – From ordering to unboxing to reading. I saved the article to Instapaper so I can read it later, in leisure, on my iPhone. "I squeezed no new joy from these great books, though. The Gluyas Williams drawings were gone from the Benchley, and even… Continue reading bookmarks for August 8th, 2009