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Great blog post from Hyphen Magazine about whitewashing in the movies: white actors in yellowface, or roles that were originally Asian but now played by white actors.
From superstar Beth Kolko
Good for intro classes
Marketing twaddle about how great linkspam on Twitter is.
On social network overload
Good for those marathon dissertation sessions.
Terrific collection of papers, news, data, websites, conferences etc. all about social capital. Edited by Italian economist Fabio Sabatini.
"We used to call them know-it-alls, debbie downers, Trekkies, or just plain douchebags."
Syllabus about SV history.
Combined archive of images, letters, recordings, etc. from SV's history.
Note on Annalee Saxenian's book/ethnography of SV.
Must-read, lit nerds on Twitter.
Whitepaper on Islam, Identity & Advertising, interviews w/ the author and followups.
Jezebel's take on this macabre microcelebrity.
Anita Elberse crunches the data to argue against the popular business book.
This is an excellent example of new media tools reinforcing "traditional" forms of social status for women.
Social meter scans the major social websites to analyze a webpage's social popularity. Currently we scan Del.icio.us, Digg, Furl, Google, Jots, Linkroll, Netscape, Reddit, Shadows, Spurl, Technorati, and Yahoo My Web.
Features Catharine Mackinnon and Tyler Cowen. I probably won't be in NYC then…