Monthly Archives for August 2006

my new business card

Business cards are sort of old hat, really, aren’t they? But when I received a copy of Uses of Blogs last week, I found Axel’s business card stuck instead it and I rather liked that. So I thought it might … Continue reading

31. August 2006 by Jill
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delegation

Hilde and I just hired an assistant to help with the practical organisation of the World of Warcraft research workshop we’re hosting in November. Hooray! Now we have to set the program and then next week, travel and so on … Continue reading

31. August 2006 by Jill
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perhaps we should be glad of quantitative measures of research productivity?

I came across Koenraad in the copy room yesterday photocopying a dozen or so copies of Christine WennerÂs and Agnes Wold’s dissection of the review process for Swedish post. docs (here’s a freely available copy for those without insitutional access), … Continue reading

29. August 2006 by Jill
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time spent blogging

People often ask how much time I spend on blogging. I’ve been using SlimTimer for the last couple of weeks, so for the first time I actually know. This week I’ve spent 3.9 hours reading blogs and 0.9 hours writing … Continue reading

27. August 2006 by Jill
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a narrator who tells nothing

Blogs are similar to epistolary narratives in that they are episodic and serial, told in a series of almost-real-time fragments (or in the case of fiction, fragments presented as though they were written in real time) rather than as a … Continue reading

24. August 2006 by Jill
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enlisting AI in my writing

Reading Gro’s comment yesterday about simply dedicating three-four hours a day to one’s main project, I decided to work at home today and focus on writing. But, um, of course I needed to start with a little blog reading to … Continue reading

24. August 2006 by Jill
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never say yes or no straight away

Home again from UmeÂ, and what interesting conversations we had, perhaps especially the informal ones, in between and round about. Today I have to try to rein in some projects and figure out what to do with some potential new … Continue reading

23. August 2006 by Jill
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ouch

Huh. Hand hurts. So much for live blogging. Will take a break.

21. August 2006 by Jill
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T.L. Taylor: Reconsidering Emergence

T.L. Taylor’s talking about “Reconsidering Emergence” here at the dirn workshop at HUMlab, and it’s being streamed, so if you want to follow my live blogging and watch the video stream, you can. This post’ll be updated as I go. … Continue reading

21. August 2006 by Jill
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further north

I’m going back to Ume in a couple of days, and this time I’m hoping for that Northern summer feeling. Oh, I suppose we have that here in Bergen too, but I’m used to Bergen, you know, and UmeÂ’s even … Continue reading

18. August 2006 by Jill
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