The Elevator Pitch (On the Longest Elevator Ride Ever)

Yearn: An¬†Application for the Recovery of Meaning is a browser application (most people would just call this a website, but technically, there is a difference between a browser app, like Facebook, and a website, like a restaurant’s homepage).¬† The goal of Yearn is twofold, the first is investigative: is it possible to use digital methodologies […]

By |November 30th, 2015|Humanities & Social Thought|0 Comments

The Humanist Question

The digital humanities have bred some interesting discussions about what the humanities are. I have to be honest with you, it never occurred to me that this was so controversial. I assumed that the humanities were obviously a way of asking questions that complemented the sciences through difference. That is, the sciences were concerned with […]

By |November 27th, 2015|Humanities & Social Thought|0 Comments

Kids From the Projects

Hello, world!
On November 16th, I joined the Brooklyn Public Library system as an adult services librarian. I have been on the desk for two weeks now, and there is already so much to think about. I’m going to start by addressing a question I think a lot of people in my demographic wonder about: what […]

By |November 27th, 2015|Public Librarianship|0 Comments


Often, I feel as though I should wait until something substantial has happened to blog. But of course, life is essentially the perpetual wait for substance, and it seems to me that when we finally arrive at the moments we have obsessed over, we find in them only clues and other moments to wait for. […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Dear Diary|0 Comments