Monthly Archives: July 2006

Dept of Something Happening, Mr. Jones

There’s stuff I admire but don’t aspire to do myself, and video blogging is in that realm. This morning my blogstream presents me with abundant evidence of yet another of those tectonic shifts in Web presentation that redefines the possibilities of the medium. The conjunction of these three seems to me like new territory, and I’m certainly gonna enjoy the ride:

Better Bad News on Art

Mark Cuban’s little world

Music instruction mashup

Cole and careers

There’s an interesting exchange on blogging and academic careers in the most recent issue of The Chronicle Review, centered on Yale’s non-hiring of Juan Cole, but provoking thought on Career in a more general sense. Juan Cole’s response is a good starting place, but the seven linked pieces (“Related materials”) are bones worth chewing upon.