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I wrote a thing and you can finally finally read it! It’s about how “bad,” edited profile pictures in matchmaking + online dating turn out to be “good,” meaningful, and useful. Featuring my silly face, Japanese and Pan-Asian photographic practices, CS Pierce, and musings on Chinese selfie apps + makeup. Open access!

semioticreview.com/ojs/index.p

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“I have never wanted to work on my book so badly as when article reviews come in”: A case study of labor and affect in the practices of one early career academic.

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Frodo: “I’m glad to be here with you, Samwise Gamgee, here at the end of all things.”

Me, an intellectual: 😭😭😭😭😭

mental health, medical leave, associated stigmas 

mental health, medical leave, associated stigmas 

mental health, medical leave, associated stigmas 

mental health, medical leave, associated stigmas 

mental health, medical leave, associated stigmas 

Good morning. Let's talk about TERFs, why they're here, and what we can do about them.

multilingual swearing ahead 

Few things are more embittering than finding out that a good and beloved app has switched to extractive subscription pricing as its only option.

Initial proceedings from CALA 2019 have been published! so if you want to hear some of my academic reasons why Tinder is you can read a short version in the proceedings! (Longer version to be published in good time, book version... in the works.) Open access for everyone! cala.asia/cala-2019-proceeding

grading grading paper formatting grump 

400% sure that identity is just stapling together other people's pictures of you

I have reached the point in the semester where I'm commenting on papers in emoji.

Send coffee.

I have yet to find anything that exemplifies the mixture of emotion and practical economics that defines a good marriage than "Do You Love Me"? from Fiddler on the Roof. YouTube link inside 

I will rot in semiotics hell for letting autocorrect mangle Peirce's name 🤦🏻‍♀️

sexism, racism in medicine 

"Loose" Cantonese romanisation and the formation of a Cantonese-speaking Hong-Kong-centric sociolinguistic space (news link) 

I wrote a thing and you can finally finally read it! It’s about how “bad,” edited profile pictures in matchmaking + online dating turn out to be “good,” meaningful, and useful. Featuring my silly face, Japanese and Pan-Asian photographic practices, CS Pierce, and musings on Chinese selfie apps + makeup. Open access!

semioticreview.com/ojs/index.p

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