Category Archives: Personal

Year two at Stamen

As you may have noticed, I’m not really using this blog as a blog anymore. All my recent blog posts are geowebchat transcripts. If you want to read my occasional blog posts that are not twitter transcripts, I’ve tagged those with “not_geowebchat” for your convenience. I don’t have time to write blog posts anymore. And […]

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Our relationship with print

Kazys Varnelis has a post today describing why he is giving up writing for print. Let’s face it, a personal library is the academic’s version of an SUV. It’s handy for when you need it, but it’s big and unwieldy, a poor choice when it comes to ecology and not a defensible option in a […]

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PhD advice

I should be doing something else, but here’s a bit of advice for PhD students and recent PhDs: Tips from an ECR survivor. Mel Gregg is the author of a couple papers on blogging in academia, and the rest of her blog is also a good read if you’re interested in cultural studies and technology. […]

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Forget something?

Passed my comps, took a long-ish break, and now I’m back in the flow of research, reminding myself of all the things I just read which I’ve already forgotten. Apropos the idea of forgetting, Geert Lovink has some insightful comments that summarize many of the issues around digital memory that came up in my readings.Yes, […]

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Delicious fans

I have delicious fans!? So, then I went surfing the networks of the people in my network (and of my fans), and then started surfing their fans and networks.  …until I realized that I wasn’t actually following any of their links, I was just reading the titles of their links to decide if they were […]

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