Malcolm Gladwell and Journalistic Agenda

I was surprised, a few years ago, to see Malcolm Gladwell being celebrated by a couple of acquaintances of mine online: after all, I’ve always thought of him as an author of, er, low-quality pop-theory books of the sort that could be boiled down into a paragraph or two, with scanty evidence and a lot of […]

Did You Think About It?

Believe it or not, the title of this post is not a reference to the hordes of students who’ve been asking me to create a thesis for them for their Graduation Requirement Presentation. (Though it could have been. The last month or so has become a stream of one-on-one tutoring sessions for people who apparently […]