This is a place

(Some call it a blog)

This is where I'm supposed to tell you something about me. I'll probably also link to twitter because that's something people do.

The Credit Crisis Visualized

A couple of weeks ago I wrote on the need for design, specifically in the form of visual language, to be included in our framework for rhetoric. If we take...

There is nothing outside of the text

The late Derrida penned those words knowing full well that they were just that, penned words. He must have seen those as an affront to his very ideas, the philosopher’s...

Philosophia: Love of Wisdom

Lately, my notions of philosophy has been shifting and I think it has some traction. Recent interaction with authors and cohorts suggests there has been break with the Socratic perspectives of philosophy,...

The Myth of Sisyphus

by Albert Camus The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They...

Sounds from the Loop, 2

On a warm October Friday in St. Louis, worn down from the drudgery of a week in front of a computer screen, I was grazing in front of the café for...