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Childish Gambino and how the internet killed the cultural critic
“What is Trump but a fandom President, brought to power by controversy, pursuing conspiracy theories fomented on message boards, making oblique dog whistle references for fans to pick apart and read into? On and on it goes, circling down and down in a vortex of self-referring imagery. Which, of course, is what This is America is all about.”
music  culture  journalism  criticism  internet 
13 hours ago by leereamsnyder
Rooftop Bars Are Beautiful Fantasies That Never Deliver | VinePair
For reasons psychological and primal, something goes horribly awry once people are given the opportunity to drink and socialize en plein air. The environment stirs up an uncommonly alpha energy, lousy with entitlement and overpriced cocktails.
rooftop  bars  criticism  beware  article 
16 hours ago by aeng
Hype Driven Development – Özgür GÜL – Medium
There are lots of patterns to choose when developing software, such as Test Driven, Behaviour Driven or even Document Driven Development. But now, we are witnessing very dangerous type of development…
programming  mode  hype  criticism 
yesterday by gilberto5757
Agile’s dark secret? IT has little need for the usual methodologies | CIO
For all its emphasis on collaboration and time to market, agile is all about product delivery — not business improvement, let alone transformation.
agile  criticism  applicability  business  improvement  misfit 
2 days ago by gilberto5757
What do architecture critics think of the state of architecture criticism today? -
As Christopher Hawthorne moves on from the Los Angeles Times and as new forms of criticism proliferate, we asked the architecture community what the role of the critic is today, and what it might be missing.
- What do you see as the role of the critic in architecture today? Why is it important?
- What aspects of architecture are not being addressed today by critics? What are the problems with criticism today?
architecture  criticism 
3 days ago by martantt
Giving and Taking Criticism — Chappell Ellison
I firmly believe you can be a critic while being kind and open-hearted.

I don’t even care if that sounds naive.

Most people think the number one goal of a critic is to judge whether work is good or bad.

They are wrong. #imo

The number one goal of a critic should be to make things better. That’s it. None of this binary good/bad stuff. Lots of people would disagree with me on this.
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4 days ago by bekishore
Frank Chimero · A Few Bullet Points on Design Criticism
Criticism should be described as positive or negative by the goals of the exchange, not by the opinion of the work. Positive criticism can helpfully point out flaws. Negative criticism can be supportive but vague and unhelpful.
criticism  communication 
5 days ago by mournjargon

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