Do any of you have papers that you recommend about how to go about choosing a name for a concept you've come up with?

I have gone through about seven name ideas so far and each one is well-established but for a significantly different meaning.

Lmao one of my college friends just sent me a photo from my university. Apparently I wrote my name on a whiteboard in the tutoring center over a year ago and no one's erased it yet!

"Are you sure I can sign this entry in the notes as a medical student? Don't want people to, like, rip it out and disregard this advice about antibiotics"

"Why not! You're a valued member of the team!" :BlobCatHeart: 😭

updating CV to apply to electives next year and... no idea what to put in or how to organise it

Haven't posted here in a while, but thought some of you might find my new little oa volume of interest. thedigitalpress.org/failing-gl

I'm the series editor for a series of for Introduction to Philosophy courses, and we now have two books published (out of nine planned)!

Philosophy of Mind: press.rebus.community/intro-to

Ethics: press.rebus.community/intro-to

Today's the anniversary of me graduating from my undergrad. :) Thank you again to everyone here that was supportive to me during that last semester! I hope that you're all doing well.

My Dad, my brother, and I are going out to celebrate my anniversary and that my brother has completed another semester at his community college.

Ah. I learned either today or yesterday (it's only now hitting me) that my favorite thinker is dead and died in 2016. Gary Becker.

*searches for upcoming, nearby conferences*

That date looks...funny [it's tomorrow]

@bthall You don't always get what you ask for, but you rarely get what you don't ask for.

@mpjgregoire
Woah, I really hadn't thought of that. That'd be super cool!

Now that I have a little money and am on the outside of academia, it's tempting to become a member of professional/scholarly associations to get access to the journals and magazines they publish. (I'm currently looking at the American Statistical Association amstat.org)

Working & Reading Habits:

Where do you find yourself at your most productive? Do you prefer to read papers and do writing / busywork in different locations?

Libraries? Coffee Shops? Campus? Town?

I'm interested in hearing how best you all work and learn!

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