Reading: Is this a racist image, or is there a more complex account?

From Is this a racist image, or is there a more complex account? How to read an image: historical foundations of some artistic conventions. The Star worn by a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG) at first sight shows a white man crushing the head of a… Continue reading Reading: Is this a racist image, or is there a more complex account?

What I’m reading 1 Apr 2017 through 9 Apr 2017

Why are liberals now cheerleading a warmongering Trump? | Owen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian – Handing over the keys? > History shows that war presents the ideal opportunity for the authoritarian-minded to amass, consolidate and concentrate power. Dissent can be more easily portrayed as treachery; jingoism sweeps the nation, boosting the popularity of… Continue reading What I’m reading 1 Apr 2017 through 9 Apr 2017

bookmarks for December 24th, 2009

Tales of a MD/PhD student: What’s the Deal with Neuromarketing? – A brief critique of neuromarketing with links to others. In brief, marketers may be making claims about the funtioning of the brain with no evidence. The bicameral brain, part 2. – (neuromarketing rhetoric ) How Online Retailers Read Your Mind – Gadgetwise Blog –… Continue reading bookmarks for December 24th, 2009