Peter Thiel’s Syllabus: Part One – Intro

Christian Patterson2019-02-12Underground MallIf you read my old blog (I'm assuming you didn't), you would know I wrote a lot about Peter Thiel. I plan on writing about him a lot more on this blog, and just haven't yet. I don't use this lightly, because I always avoid reducing my politics to something mystical, and I … Continue reading Peter Thiel’s Syllabus: Part One – Intro

HBO’s Silicon Valley and the moralization of capital

Christian Patterson 2018-10-02 Underground Mall I have been watching HBO's show Silicon Valley lately. I'd never seen it before, and it's pretty good. Just a warning, I'm going to briefly describe my opinion on the show's quality, then quickly transition into analysis. For one, I'm a much bigger fan of the conventional sitcom "Set up-->punchline-->laugh … Continue reading HBO’s Silicon Valley and the moralization of capital