2018-11-13: 3 years ago today, I defended my PhD dissertation at...

2018-11-06: Artificial Intelligence Hits the Barrier of Meaning by Melanie Mitchell...

2018-11-04: A for-profit academic publishing giant forces a small internet service...

2018-11-04: Whenever I need to feel better - which is more...

2018-10-06: Open Book Publishers on why it’s crucial to oppose recent...

2018-09-26: How to Be a Generous Professor in Precarious Times

2018-09-09: MIT releases their Open Access White Paper.

2018-07-19: Dana Johnson designed this brilliant cover art for my book....

2018-07-15: In order to create a pop band, the whole apparatus...

2018-07-14: NPR Tiny Desk Concert of incredible young classical musicians at...

2018-07-11: A very nice friend who works in the tech world...

2018-06-02: What’s Going On In Your Child’s Brain When You Read...

2018-05-28: GRETIL - Göttingen Register of Electronic Texts in Indian Languages...

2018-05-15: Now running Dialog on my Google phone. Such a well-designed...

2018-05-01: writing aloud is not phonological but phonetic; its aim is...

2018-04-28: Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer - Emotion Picture

2018-04-25: The Studium website is finally in a place to give...

2018-04-09: Brent Simmons with a spirited and brilliant argument for switching...

2018-04-06: Professors Are Targets In Online Culture Wars One reason among...

2018-03-23: The Classics Scholar Redefining What Twitter Can Do Loving Emily...

2018-03-12: Studium’s archive is starting to take shape, with a small...

2018-03-11: Higher ed has 99 problems — and the New York...

2018-03-07: “Meaning is only legitimate in the artwork insofar as it...

2018-02-17: Joy by Loma from their self-titled album released yesterday. 🎵...

2018-02-17: Not Even Past - a publication for public writing on...

2018-02-13: Dreamt I was attending a conference in which the most...

2018-02-08: Rather than artificial intelligence, I hope one day we reflect...

2018-02-06: Can Computers Learn Like Humans? this NPR article confirms that...

2018-01-30: “In significant measure, different languages are different, inherently creative counter-proposals...

2018-01-20: This alternative search engine for UMD’s Middle English Dictionary supports...

2018-01-14: “Every translation is a messianic act, which brings redeption nearer.”...

2018-01-13: My standard whole wheat bread made in the mini zojirushi....

2018-01-11: Slowly updating the Studium website. Every reworking comes just a...

2018-01-07: “An Unreliable Alchemy” by Irina Dumitrescu — “Literature makes up...

2018-01-06: Reading The Long Ships once again and as always my...

2018-01-04: In Which I Reflect Upon Punctum Records From 2013 to 2017, I ran a community-focused, not-for-profit record...

2017-12-29: There Is No Case For The Humanities by Justin Stover...

2017-12-27: While I want NPR Music to introduce me to new...

2017-12-24: Writing recommendation letters for my colleagues through Studium and the...

2017-12-22: 978-81-208-4170-3

2017-12-17: “There is more than one way to skin a cat;...

2017-12-12: The problem of pluralis modestiae: invoking “we” to avoid imposing...

2017-12-08: The Disguise of Language - book blurb My manuscript is moving along the publication procress. Here’s the...

2017-12-03: Emily Wilson’s translation of The Odyssey is not only a...

2017-12-02: “The presence of God today is also called Rohingya”

2017-11-30: Thinking a lot about friendship and conviviality lately, and all...

2017-11-26: At present, listening to Allways by Ryan Sambol.

2017-10-23: The Open Access Companion to the Cantebury Tales, just released...

2017-10-21: The Digital-Humanities Bust - After a decade of investment and...

2017-10-20: Day five without an iPhone. My internal monologue has returned,...

2017-10-19: Coda, A Democratic Theory of Judgement: Linda Zerilli’s new book...

2017-10-19: Sessions five and six, Marxism and Capitalism: Moving to toward...

2017-10-18: Session four, Open: Session directed by class participants. Over and...

2017-10-18: Session three, Enlightenment II: A survey of 18th c. philosophy...

2017-10-17: Second session, Perplexed: Moses Maimonides as contact zone for Judaism,...

2017-10-17: First session, Enlightenment I: dharma, artha, kama, and mokṣa in...

2017-10-16: Writing a comparative worldview/philosophy/religion survey course around the theme of...

2017-10-16: iPhone shattered this morning — a buttered-side down fall from...

2017-10-15: Next time they say, “Why does literature matter?”