EDIT 26/07/09: Graham Harman has responded to this post on his blog. Apologies for the tone of the opening paragraph. Graham seems pretty cool, how can he not be after being a sportswriter! The opening para is for my non-academic readers who neither have an interest or the professional investment in reading, discussing and debating […]
I am very fluey writing this, and have easily gone through a third of a big box of tissues blowing my nose. I’ve taken a day off work and with not much else to do I thought I’d catch up on my blogging. A couple of years ago I flagged the problem of scale when […]
A lost soul poses the question to Slashdot: Where does a geek find a social life? The responses are half lmao, half serious business and half wtf (that’s right, 150%, cause it’s that awesome): don’t call it meatspace, it freaks out the normal people. If you try something and it fails, you can always reload […]
Because I fear the judgment of the literati? It is a fear that plagues all of us – the horrifying moment we run into an ex-lover carrying a copy of a tabloid newspaper or magazine: the intellectual equivalent of stained pyjama pants and askew hair. Ahhh, yes, the fear of judgement: Used by pathetic bourgeois […]
I am creating a wiki database of all my magazine research. I have called it ‘Worked’, which is the working title of the book I am working on. The first step will be to transfer over all the info from my excel databases.