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Breadcrumb | Ryan Tyler

Recently Edward Snowden was in the news for leaking classified documents from the NSA, documents that disclosed the collection of private information of people, organizations and governments around the world. 582 more words

Hashtag Architecture

The week of responsible research

Responsible research, sustainable science, aware academia. No matter which alliteration you choose, considering the environmental impact of your research sounds a bit meaningless, like dynamic synergy… 642 more words


Resisting the Neoliberal University

I recently attended the RINGS (The International Research Association of Institutions of Advanced Gender Studies) conference in Prague, Czech Republic, on “Gender in/and the neoliberal university”. 976 more words

Karla's Observations

Headline of the day: Idiocy on the march

From the Guardian:

Dozens of ‘white student unions’ appear on social media amid racism protests

Groups claim to speak for students at Stanford, New York University, University of Missouri and elsewhere, but their origins are uncertain…

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SOP Story, Part 2 of 2: DIY standard operating procedures

In the first part of this series I made the case that standardized operating procedures (SOPs), while completely routine in industry, are often missing from academic education. 893 more words


The Last of Assassin's Creed (for now)

Well, hello again! Missed me? The long hiatus is hopefully coming to an end soon, and if you want to know what’s been occupying me so much, or if you aren’t tired yet of reading about my research into  1,225 more words