At night, it blinks out a playful pattern of colors and boosterish
slogans on its high-tech outer skin " a few parts light show, a few parts bumper sticker.
Compared to the boosterish
tone of much of its press, academic critiques of big data have been relatively muted, often focusing on the continued importance of more traditional forms of domain knowledge and expertise.
India's supposed "demographic dividend" - an overwhelmingly youthful population - seems like so much more boosterish
talk by those policy entrepreneurs.
His ongoing series "Self-Portraits," 2012-, several of which were on view in the upstairs gallery, features a profile silhouette of the artist filled with precisely such boosterish
fare, here meant to be ironically savored as at once all too familiar and vaguely unreal.
In this context union leaders faded in importance; furthermore, even when union leaders stayed engaged in civic affairs, they tended to become junior partners in their Chamber of Commerce colleagues' boosterish
A utopian vision of a control society--present in Hayek's theory of price in paeans to the 'network society', and in boosterish
accounts of urban informatics--would see this as the goal: the end of discipline, the end of specialism and the end of critique.
And since where I grew up people regarded disco the way the HUAC regarded communism, this strain prevailed throughout the '70s and beyond, until--in a Sinclair Lewis-meets-"Soul Train" kind of way--native-son Prince turned everyone into boosterish
converts to funk.
At the risk of sounding both banal and boosterish
, let me go so far as to say "world-class" excellent articles.
Steinbeck opts for boosterish
prose throughout the letters:
The first thing to know is this: Buzbee, like Perry, is a big Aggie; that is the term of art for serious, boosterish
, generous alums, whether they are Aggies, Bears, Horned Frogs or Longhorns.
While surfing was indeed a lifestyle and passionate leisure pursuit--less time working was potentially more time surfing--hand-shapers do not buy into ideas of creative work as freedom, ideas typically spread by boosterish
proponents of 'flexibility' in work (Sennett, 1998).
It could be interpreted more as a worldview--a kind of techno-utopian vision that purports to "support Darwinian evolution," as the boosterish