The Valentine's Day Tradition; new blog Show more
Every year, on Valentine's Day, I start a new blog. And since today is Valentine's Day
you guessed it
I gots myself a brand new blog up and running. this time around, it's about places, in general. places, spaces, sites and other locations where things happen
first up is an essay on why the city streets are empty, despite there being a city full of people around it
life hack Show more
go out in the sunshine
methodological hot take Show more
the methodology section is more akin to a "best of" the research process than a complete and exhaustive account of it
words to live by Show more
a good education erases the traces of itself
Grad Student Unions Show more
Weird that the program with a graduate student union pays 1/3 more and provides health benefits and the one without a union doesn't. Super weird how that is. SUPER. WEIRD. NOBODY KNOWS WHY.
stages of literature review:
1. I am a brilliant genius whose originality is beyond compare
2. [searches google scholar]
3. oh no
4. oh god no
5. like fifty people have done this exact thing
6. [actually reads some of the papers]
7. wait these are all related but not exactly the same thing
8. also some of them are not very good
9. oh this one is actually really helpful!
10. I am a brilliant, gracious genius whose originality is beyond compare
a traditional American education Show more
read the classics and go outside
remembering a thesis Show more
it amuses me that my thesis on Patreon was also about interior decoration
because of course it would be
unstated assumption of the previous tweet Show more
for everything else, we all turn to our actual languages
I may or may not be continually flabbergasted by the thought of monolingual people
the language of science and fiction Show more
job interviews, bird site link Show more
sometimes, the trick questions are trickier than anticipated
a quote from the book in my hand Show more
"In the complexities of contemporary existence the specialist who is trained but uneducated, technically skilled but culturally incompetent, is a menace"
let it be known
I am become the skateboard academic, surveyor of words
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