Transparency is the new objectivity (via @dsifry)
A friend asked me to post an explanation of what I meant when I said at PDF09 that “transparency is the new objectivity.” First, I apologize for the cliché of “x is the new y.” Second, what I meant is that transparency is now fulfilling some of objectivity’s old role in the ecology of knowledge. Outside of the realm of science, objectivity is discredited these days as anything but an aspiration,...
On The Mark: Bill Maher Compares Mark Sanford's,... →
Sarah Palin, a snowbilly grifter who spent her entire adult life desperately...– Wonkette : Insane Sarah Palin, Late At Night On July 4, Threatens To Sue Entire Internet, Via Twitter
Editing Infinite Jest
In April 1992 I received on submission from David Wallace’s agent, Bonnie Nadell, around 150 pages of Infinite Jest, the opening section. They were wild, smart, funny, sad, and unlike any pages of manuscript I’d ever held in my hands. The range of voices and settings sent me reeling. http://infinitesummer.org/
I am Dr. Tiller →
This website was created as both a memorial to the lifework of Dr. George Tiller and as a living testimony to the courageous lives of abortion providers. Here you will find stories of individuals who have dedicated their lives to making abortion safe, legal, healthy, and accessible to women and girls. These people may be nurses, counselors, escorts, volunteers at abortion funds, or abortion...
David Foster Wallace - Commencement Speech at... →
I wish you way more than luck.