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New/Old Media: NYT Groks It

As an obvious example of “Old Media” in the U.S., The New York Times is easy to criticize. But the paper and the media company have also been showing signs that maybe, just maybe, they are home to people who do understand what is happening online, these days. Back in September 2007, for instance, the […]

NYT Mindset, Nationalism, Wars

On a recent episode of his Radio Open Source podcast, Christopher Lydon admits that the fact that the recent Israeli attack came between issues of the New York Times had an impact on his ability to reflect on the issue. The episode itself, especially near the end, linked “normalcy” in Israeli society with a culture […]

Academics and Their Publics

(Why Are Academics So) Misunderstood?

Piano Lessons and Happiness

Living a parent’s dream isn’t a very efficient way to find happiness but it can focus one’s adolescence rebellion.

Scriptocentrism and the Freedom to Think

Books are modern. Online textuality is postmodern.

Installing BuddyPress 1.2 on FatCow: Quick Edition

I recently posted a rambling version of instructions about how to install BuddyPress 1.1.3 on FatCow: Installing BuddyPress on a Webhost « Disparate. BuddyPress 1.2 was just released, with some neat new features including the ability to run on a standard (non-WPµ) version of WordPress and a new way to handle templates. They now have […]

Judging Coffee and Beer: Answer to DoubleShot Coffee Company

DoubleShot Coffee Company: More Espresso Arguments. I’m not in the coffee biz but I do involve myself in some coffee-related things, including barista championships (sensory judge at regional and national) and numerous discussions with coffee artisans. In other words, I’m nobody important. In a way, I “come from” the worlds of beer and coffee homebrewing. […]

Installing BuddyPress on a Webhost

Installing BuddyPress on a FatCow-hosted site. With ramblings.