Category Archives: Geeking Out

How we know what we know: A personal intellectual history

While I’ve been applying for faculty positions, I’ve frequently been leading by saying “I’m interested in how we know what we know.” I’ve tried calling this “epistemology,” but a number of people have made it clear to me that I really don’t know what philosophers mean when they use that term; I’m not familiar with […]

Remembering the command line

I’m currently writing a section for my dissertation about how computers support or don’t support particular conversational cues. I’m writing about some very old stuff, and trying to remember how certain things worked. Here’s what I’ve got so far: My first experience communicating with a modem provides one place to start. I do not remember […]

You Knew It…

mayonnaise sandwiches?!?!

Digital Debutante

(insert crystal tiara emoticon here)

What's not to understand? Hey Steve's mouth exploded the universe,

and that blond guy did a tiny, tiny dance.