Misc

This page will aggregate some of my public-facing blog posts and interesting mentions

Public-facing essays:

Our Reliance on Electricity,” MIT Press Blog, Sept 15, 2017.
In this blog post, I discuss what we can learn from blackouts, like the one that followed Hurricane Irma.

The Shocking Truth about Mark Twain’s Fascination with Electricity,” Center for Mark Twain Studies Blog, Aug 23, 2017.

Is Memogate Really Surprising,” MIT Press Blog, Aug 11, 2017.

What’s Really New about the Gig Economy,” Counterpunch, Jun 23, 2017

 

Mentions/interviews:

Interview on the Cultures of Energy podcast, Aug 3, 2017

Cori Brosnahan, “Tesla’s Dinner Party,” essay accompanying PBS’ American Experience documentary on Tesla. It’s a great essay in general; Cori interviewed me for the section concerning Mark Twain.