Surviving Urban Sieges

I've been commissioned to write a review essay for Transitions Online, built around Peter Andreas' Blue Helmets and Black Markets: The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo (Cornell University Press, 2008).   Just received my review copy from Cornell University Press. I've been looking forward to reading the book for a while, ever since … Continue reading Surviving Urban Sieges

Skynet Research Call For Robotic Designs

Alternate Title: Submit to Skynet Now... the Privacy and Terms of Use links at the bottom of the site connect to Warner Brothers, so I guess this is supposed to be part of the marketing shtick for the new Terminator: Salvation movie. Other than that, though, there aren't any links to trailers or anything else … Continue reading Skynet Research Call For Robotic Designs

CTlab Site Template Switch

I'm pretty excited about the new CTlab site. We decided to switch gears mid-development: after initially deciding on a template, we realized our selection would have forced us to start dealing with its image and graphic heavy layout requirements. CTlab's content is nothing if not text driven, so we stopped, poked around the web a … Continue reading CTlab Site Template Switch