Category Archives: feminism-is-still-necessary

Sojourner Truth and the War on Women

From “Ain’t I a Woman?” December 1951: If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right … Continue reading

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That’s Not O.K. Purdue Exponent

So I am a fan of Lanham’s theory of Attention Economy (link to interview) and I tend to enjoy a raunchy joke. As other’s have noted, Purdue’s student newspaper, the Exponent recently tried their hand at both. In a perverse … Continue reading

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Congrats to the Black Mask

I have a feeling things might grow silent over at Both Wearing Black Masks (are there three masks now?), so I thought I would try to commune with the spirits that reside there and throw up a thoughtful post. What … Continue reading

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Two Bad Ideas from the Guardian

I’m not sure about this story on computers grading standardized tests, because I don’t know about the sophistication of the software or the levels of the students. My gut is to agree with Tim Oates, director of Cambridge Assessment:”Some approaches … Continue reading

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Women in Games

MTV’s Multiplayer site is pulblishing a series of interviews this week with women working in professional games. So far I’ve read the first two–X-Play’s Morgan Webb (who at some point in my life went from being the beautiful woman talking … Continue reading

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Romantic Rinse Cycle

The all-consuming job search, coupled with adorable baby daughter, doesn’t leave much time for blogging (or anything else, for that matter). But I did want to take a few minutes to explain how parenthood has alerted my wife and I … Continue reading

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