Category Archives: Grad School

WIP Wednesdays: I’m happy this is automated

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I woke up singing this song

I can’t think of a better way to wake up on a day you are working on a talk. by

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WIP Wednesdays: Grading. Takes. Forever.

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WIP Wednesdays: Data and Analysis

I know that it is not exciting to see a fuzzy picture of concordance lines on my computer screen but this picture is a bit of a breakthrough for me, I feel. That’s my data, not test data. And, it … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Drinking Tea is Working, Right?

This week is less about logic and more about focusing on the details and breaking things up into manageable, doable, bite-sized little pieces that should be interesting and innovative. The weather has turned cold and rainy; it feels like Autumn, … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Autumn is here

I’ve hit a logic problem in my writing/dissertating. It is a do not pass go, do not collect $200 logic problem. The sort you either sort out or you don’t sort out and then have to come up with a … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Learning to use the NLTK

I’ve been learning a little python and learning about the different functions of the Natural Language Toolkit, which are a bunch of programs written in python that are meant to help one process natural language data so that you can … Continue reading

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Moby Dick Big Read: Chapters 1 and 2

So, there are two things that you need to know: the first is that The Moby Dick Big Read in which a chapter a day and a new piece of artwork inspired by the book will appear on this website … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Thinking about baselines (and life lines)

So, the title of this WIP Wednesday is a little misleading. When I originally went to post this, I wanted to make it about my dissertation. But, I’m been thinking about baselines, doing background reading and learning about how to … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Saturday Edition

And, that is just the left side of the brain and it isn’t even all of the details! Seriously! The Brain! by

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