Waterbot!

So over the past year, I and a team of folks have been building a public information chatbot about water in Arizona. It’s called the Arizona Water Chatbot, or Waterbot for short. The first article about Waterbot (which is not yet released to the public) is live now! Here’s the […]

New Pre-print!

I’m thrilled to announce the arrival of a new pre-print: “Acceptance of AI-Based Meeting Tools: Psychological Safety as a Foundation for Smart Collaboration.” This paper looks at survey information to assess what factors or characteristics influence acceptance of AI-based meeting tools in the workplace. Here’s a summary of what we […]

New pubs!

I’m very excited to announce two new publications that have recently arrived! The first is “The Potentials and Pitfalls of Computer Visioning and Machine Learning Methods for Communication Researchers,” co-authored with Claire Lauer and Eric Nystrom. This SIGDOC ’23 proceedings paper outlines a multi-year process that we went through to […]

A Book!

Hey! I co-wrote an open-access book! I’m very pleased that “Text at Scale: Corpus Analysis in Technical Communication” is available for anyone to read, right now, at WAC Clearinghouse: https://wac.colostate.edu/books/tpc/scale/ It’s a book that makes an argument for and demonstrates corpus analysis as a method to help technical communicators: not […]

Kickstarter Article, pt 2

I am very excited to announce that Eric Nystrom and I have a new article that published today in Technical Communication (the journal of Society for Technical Communication). “Elements of an Emerging Style Guide for Kickstarter” is a corpus analysis piece that identifies written stylistic elements common to successful (and […]

Jaunting about (intensely)

In September and October, I made the most of a pre-tenure teaching leave and gave five separate talks. I’d like to thank New Valley Church, the Association for Business Communication, ACM SIGDOC, The Arizona Site Stewards Conference, and the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication for welcoming me! […]