Curation Essay

So I just posted a long essay about social media platform governance up at the tab that says “Curation Essay“. I argue that one way of thinking about governance is via the intertwined nature of curation and values. I didn’t pitch it to journals because it’s an unusual argument that doesn’t fit neatly into a […]

New IEEE Article out now!

Dawn Janssen and I researched how 18-24-year-olds are adjusting to workplace technology conventions. Our respondents are handling things a lot differently than we (and the literature) expected. Thanks to ASU News for writing about the findings, which are out in IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication now! The abstract is here: Background: People born between 1995 […]

Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges

I finally read it! I found it deeply compelling. Borges’ intellectual project in this one is to take every idea he is considering to its logical and even illogical extreme to make points about the idea. He critiques “the death of the author” in “Pierre Menard, the Author of the Quixote,” the ability of falsehoods […]

Literally clicking links

From some correspondence: I continue to be amazed by the extent to which surfing the internet is part of my thinking process. Literally clicking from link to link, thinking about things, thinking about what I’m writing, thinking about people’s arguments, thinking about how arguments work out in the real world of discussion. It’s part of […]