Monthly Archives: November 2012

Urban Renewal Brochures

Originally posted on urbanculturalstudies:
As one is wont to do, clicking here and there and avoiding grading and writing, I came across this blog and its very interesting current post containing urban renewal brochures from the 1950s. Most interesting to…

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Advice from Jodi Dean

Advice? Only go to graduate school if you can’t imagine yourself doing anything else. Don’t linger over anything you write, especially the dissertation. Get it done and move on. Pick things to study that matter to you. Never pick something … Continue reading

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Statewide Innovation

As I make my way through some literature on the innovation economy, I’m also trying to connect it to what is actually happening in Washington State that affects South Lake Union. One of the most interesting programs I’ve found thus … Continue reading

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Innovation Economy Notes 1

Moretti, Enrico. 2012. The New Geography of Jobs. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. intro “Great Divergence” – cities w/ “right” industries and human capital base attract good employers/offer high wages while cities w/ “wrong” industries and limited human cap have dead-end jobs/low … Continue reading

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