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Big news and updates

As of January 2013, I will be joining the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism & Mass Communication faculty as an assistant …

Report from Umeå

Above: a beautiful and violent sunrise at 8:15 am (the picture was taken from my bed!). No snow yet, which is rare, …

My last note of my 30s

Left, age 29. Right, age 39. Today, I am 39. Tomorrow, I will be 40.  A decade ago, I was miserable. I …

Upcoming adventures

I’m sitting at the airport again, about to embark on a five or six stop trip over the next month. Oh my! …

Oh the places you’ll see

Lots of travel. Lots of projects. Lots of papers and writing. Lots of arguing with the structure of my dissertation. Lots of …

Google Zeitgeist: A Series of Tubes

Last week, I attended Google Zeitgeist and gave the “Series of Tubes” Ignite talk about the history of pneumatic tubes. The event …