I’ve just emailed everyone the final exam. Remember it is due back by 9:00 p.m. May 12th. Have a good summer!
Here’s the Invisibilia episode we were discussing yesterday about the guy who has been wearing a computer for years.
Regarding our discussion of nostalgia, see this item at the Texas Standard: “Austin, We Have Always Missed You.”
Look at these fascinating maps of regions of interaction in the United States. Note the hard border between Texas and Oklahoma.
This is interesting: “Koreans Have an Insatiable Appetite for Watching Strangers Binge Eat.”
The bulldozing of Jumpolin has led to a lot of negative attention for F&F Real Estate Ventures.
See here for an analysis of the satirical “exclusively for white people” stickers that showed up in Austin shop windows last week during SXSW.
Here’s a story in the New York Times about neighborhoods in Las Vegas, dealing with some of the same issues we’re discussing in terms of gentrification, but couched instead in terms of livability.
Here’s the story we discussed in class yesterday, about climate change as the “ultimate gentrifier.”