A new project, long delayed

Some folks wanted the Killing Fear series in print. That was… a year ago. I’m finally getting around to making that available, and I will provide more “traditional printed thing” options for some of my writing as I go. So… Attempting Physicality is linked here, and also in the menu…

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Radio silence

I’ve been surprisingly silent this summer — that’s not my style. And I’m going to be pretty quiet for another month or so. But there are reasons… all of them personal. First, I’m getting married this weekend, so I’m going offline at 4pm today to pack for a week of…

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Sit down and start

Procrastination, man. We all have our demons, and this is one of mine. I’m highly productive and effective, but I do it in exhausting ways. I’ve been working this problem for forever, Lifehacking and self-helping and pep-talking, and sometimes I take more steps forward than I do back, but at…

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Aaron Swartz was right

And today in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Peter Ludlow points it out. Amen, so say we all, and fuck yes. Until academics get their acts together and start using new modes of publication, we need to recognize that actions like Aaron Swartz’s civil disobedience are legitimate. They are attempts…

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Insourcing as outsourcing

So, I’ve talked some about the move toward Systemness in SUNY, and Potsdam’s role as one of the first six campuses exploring shared administrative services. It’s a thing, and it’s a reality of my worklife: how can we effectively share administrative work with our colleagues at SUNY Canton to the…

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