Duke Archives

  1. Durham, higher education, and me

    I’ll be in Durham this weekend; I’m not sure how much time I have free, but drop me a note if you’d like to grab a meal or beverage of choice. The formal reason I’ll be in Durham is to give a guest appearance at CompSci 82, Technical and Social Foundations of the Internet. I…

  2. potter

    Finished. Good. Both the book and the mad scene at The Regulator (I’d guess at least 800 people were in line at midnight) makes one a bit wistful for childhood. Was glad I got to share the evening with my sister, and glad that today was an utterly glorious day to sit on one of…

  3. duke prof defending wikipedia

    Stumbled on this essay defending the use of Wikipedia in academia today, and was pleased and excited to see that it was written by a Duke prof, Cathy Davidson (blog). I knew Duke was doing the right thing in starting a center for interdisciplinary studies, and I’m excited to see that Prof. Davidson (current head…

  4. you can’t always keep what you want…

    I’m not sure why exactly it went away, but my first IRC home has passed on. Like Swanno, I’ve found that law school and IRC are pretty much mutually exclusive, so it isn’t exactly a big direct loss out of my life, but I have generally very strong and very positive memories of that channel.…