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  • This Week in Alts: The road to 2030, 'Hands Up,' and more

    This Week in Alts: The road to 2030, 'Hands Up,' and more
    Houston Press, "The Road to 2030: Self-driving Cars, Big Data and the Future of Texas" Robotic exoskeletons! Self-driving cars! A healthy bioengineered human lung that lives in a bottle! The future is coming, and it's approaching at a faster rate than ever before. Not in the space-time-continuum sense, of course: "'The pace at which you can go from the almost lunatic fringe to the mainstream is a lot faster than it used to be,' says Dr. Andrew Hines, program coordinator of the University of Houston's graduate program in foresight. 'Something can accelerate up that curve a lot faster than has been possible because of social media, making it much less predictable.' . . . So what will be the shape of this new world we're staring down? We're not soothsayers, so we asked some of Texas's best thinkers and scholars to bend their minds toward how our world might change along the road to 2030."
  • Lawrence Grandpre and Dayvon Love's ambitious, challenging 'The Black Book'

    Lawrence Grandpre and Dayvon Love's ambitious, challenging 'The Black Book'
    Peniel E. Joseph begins the narrative of his definitive 2014 biography of Stokely Carmichael on a humid Mississippi night. He describes the 24-year-old Carmichael speaking to a crowd in the open air on a warm, late-spring evening after his most recent...

    SXSW: Sorry We Missed Your Band

    | Image by In principle, the South by Southwest festival is as much a trade show as New York's massive CMJ Music Marathon, which sort of made us throw up in our mouths a little last fall. The difference is that SXSW is cloaked in the best/...

    News Hole

    Speedy Justice: Ryan Davis of The Sun reports that Circuit Court Judge John M. Glynn yesterday ordered that suspects "who do not receive a court hearing within 24 hours of their arrest must be released" from notoriously slow Central Booking. For more on...

    Catherine Pancake On the Impact of Black Diamonds, Her 2006 Film About Mountaintop Removal

    The devastation wrought by mountaintop-removal mining was brought into tight focus by Catherine Pancake of Baltimore (a native West Virginian), with the 2006 release of her documentary Black Diamonds: Mountaintop Removal and the Fight for Coalfield...