Life hack that will unironically improve your productivity Show more
think about it
On ethics Show more
the meanest thing you can do to someone is to write them into one of the standard ethical frameworks discussed in an introductory textbook on ethics
each and every one of the introductions to said frameworks come complete with concrete examples showing why they do not work in the real work, so saying someone adheres to any of them instantly implies their ethics are faulty and wrong
Reminiscing about my education Show more
Sometimes I think back on my student days, and think to myself:
what a noob. such an ignoramus. a know-nothing. uncultured lout. a veritable lacuna of knowledge. where sense and sensibility should have been, there was nothing. the extent of the dearth of internal life transcended all boundaries and could suffice for two
I miss it
Useful information for doctoral students Show more
I found a useful, handy guide geared towards steering doctoral students towards not graduating for as long as possible, and thought I'd translate it to a language actual people can actually read
enjoy. and, also, stay in school!
scary words to chill your bones Show more
How To Create Content For Scientific Journals
life-long learning Show more
I just sent an email poking the university for being slow in grading a paper I turned in two months ago
the original deadline was in 2016, but the key to a good poke is to do it with confidence
a practical use of april fool's day Show more
you know all those applications, requests and other emails you've wanted to write or thought about writing?
write them today, as a joek, with no intention at all of sending. just to see what it feels like
then hit send
Emotional health in academia Show more
This is a general reminder that it is perfectly okay to not see academia and the work associated with it as a source of emotional validation, and that it might in fact be a strategically correct move to withdraw those aspects of oneself from this area of life
Managing disappointment and building realistic expectations Show more
So I just sent in my first article proposal. It will with 98% certainty not get in
the next time I send a proposal will be the second time, and I will be ruthlessly free of the pressure of it being the first time
regardless of the outcome, I win this round
study with potential to garner real-world insights Show more
finding out how many persons there actually are per netflix or other streaming service account, and how passwords are shared across family units or networks of friends
I am become the skateboard academic, surveyor of words
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