Was going through old backups in the hope of finding some stuff I’ve lost and I ran into this, a draft I was working on around the turn of the millennium. Never went anywhere, and was never published. I was just pressing delete, when I realized it might actually be of interest to someone. It […]
So, it’s that time of the year again, and so the inevitable question comes from a few graduate students: Where’s a good place to get a communication Ph.D.? Well, first of all, that’s probably the wrong question. The right question is: “Should I pursue a Ph.D.?” and the answer I will always give is “no.” […]
An article in the Buffalo News today discusses how Richard Florida’s ideas about the creative class might affect Buffalo. It’s a little funny that this has been so embraced here, given that Buffalo (and it seems Florida was once a prof here) ends up the fourth from the bottom of the list of creative cities.