Monthly Archives: August 2013

King Process

This post is a sequel to yesterday’s input. If you haven’t checked out the link, I highly recommend you do so before reading on:¬†http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ipk3HIIG9-o Today, I had an interesting conversation with a colleague. As it happens, we were discussing about … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the Day

“Take the writing and thinking part very seriously, but don’t take the submission and acceptance and rejection part so seriously… It’s pretty random.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ipk3HIIG9-o (I really like this interview with Bradley Efron. It’s very insightful and he seems to be … Continue reading

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Ritualized Stalking/SMAG: A Concept and Two Terms

During the last couple of months I’ve observed an increasingly popular phenomenon: ritualized stalking (RS). RS is a social – or socially embedded – activity where friends browse Facebook together, checking out absent friends, acquantainces, or friends of friends. Thus, … Continue reading

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OIISDP

One month ago, I started the OIISDP – the summer doctoral programme of the Oxford Internet Institute (http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/). The OIISDP brings together a range of Ph.D. students from all over the world dedicated to the investigation of the Internet. The … Continue reading

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