October 2017

Some of what I’ve read over the past quarter, and want to recommend each of the books below as worthy of your time. Cyber The Internet of Risky Things, Sean Smith. This was a surprisingly good short read. What I gained was an organized way of thinking and a nice reference for thinking through the…

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The New York Times reports on how many of Alan Lomax’s recordings are now online, “The Unfinished Work of Alan Lomax’s Global Jukebox.” This is a very interesting and important archive of musical and cultural heritage. The Global Jukebox. I was going to say that Lomax and Harry Smith were parallel, and that the Anthology…

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