Category Archives: Worldchanging

day 3: Uluru first contact in vignettes

Haven’t done a vignette series in a while. Here’s one. Continue reading

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the Total Perspective Vortex in VR

Can’t sleep. So, toast and cheese, and typing. Useless for physics right now, so hope my insomnia produces something else of value. I’ve been giving some long hard looks into the void lately, particularly what I call the “postmodern job … Continue reading

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thoughtlets

I don’t have any coherent stories to tell tonight, folks. But for friends who want to know how I’m doing (hi, NSA!), here’s a snapshot of my mental state: Thanks to JenBrady Aultman for the kind words on my Facebook … Continue reading

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“do what you love”

Career anxiety cubed: where is the world going? Continue reading

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is a Ph.D. worth it?

Not an easy question to answer. For me, yes, I believe so. Continue reading

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astronomy mentorship via AAS, CAASTRO, and your department

Astronomers: don’t let our dreams die! Help make the field that much less brutal, and more awesome. Continue reading

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NECTAR Annual Retreat: early-career academic issues at ANU

My experiences at the NECTAR Annual Retreat for early-career academics. They were a bit confusing, but I think there’s some good to be done here. Continue reading

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