The Anthropocene Has Arrived

The Anthropocene has arrived, a new epoch hallmarked by mass-produced and often abused chickens, plastic pollution, and the fallout from nuclear tests: The new epoch should begin about 1950, the experts said, and was likely to be defined by the radioactive elements dispersed across the planet by nuclear bomb tests, although an array of other signals, including … Read more

Some Thoughts on Creativity

Some #graffiti in #CorkCity provides a good message today for #dayofdh2016 and #uccdigitalis pic.twitter.com/0A7tQR4fSF — Donna M. Alexander (@americasstudies) April 8, 2016 I spotted this graffiti art on my way into UCC last Friday morning the 8th of April, DAY of DH 2016. It had been a few weeks since I walked this route, and although … Read more