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When Alan Met Ayn: “Atlas Shrugged” And Our Tanked Economy | The Awl
In case you wanted to know about the mentality of many of the people on Wall Street, read this. It's a bit scary.
Objectivism  objectivist  theory  economy  economics  reading  history  America  libertarian  satanism 
january 2013 by driscoll
The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete
The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete
By Chris Anderson Email 06.23.08
data  bigdata  theory  argument  decision  instinct  information  science  method  methodology  database  internet  socialmedia 
september 2012 by driscoll
My Life as a Feminista
This list is stil a work in progress, but I really wanted to get it posted. I have either read parts of/all of the texts below or they have been recommended to me. Please reblog and add your own suggestions to the list. Each time someone adds something new, I’ll go back to this original post and make sure to include them. Thanks and enjoy!


Women, Race, and Class by Angela Davis
Women Culture and Politics by Angela Davis
Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
Borderlands/La frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldua
Aint I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks
Feminism is for Everybody by bell hooks
Feminist Theory from Margin to Center by bell hooks
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity by Chandra Talpade Mohanty
bibliography  reading  theory  academia  feminism 
january 2012 by driscoll
excellent, excellent analysis RT : Blog by McKenzie Wark RT : how to occupy an abstraction:
occupyresearch  occupywallst  theory 
october 2011 by driscoll
Drinking Game Wisdom | Edge Online
the Nailing Game appropriates a definite form of physical labour – the banging of nails into wood – and satirically reverses it: you have to use the tool in the wrong way, there is no rationale at all for getting the nails into the stump, and it’s ‘failure’ in this employment (missing the nail) that brings you a delicious reward (beer).
gaming  criticism  theory  social 
january 2009 by driscoll
No Silver Bullet:
critical essay by fred brooks (mythical man month) regarding tools / software and the difficulties of a task
fred  brooks  software  theory  coding  practice 
october 2006 by driscoll

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