This spring 2017, I will spend some time at ECCO complexity research group at VUB. Funding kindly provided by Viestintäalan tutkimussäätiö. Looking forward to it!
Today I gave my first academic guest lecture! (I learned afterwards I will actually get both paid and university credit for this – yay!) It was an exciting chance – presenting something highly complex that I know from practice, and due to this deadline I had a pressure to learn about the academic side and… Read More My thoughts for February 19th 2016
I just sent my first conference abstract (I got accepted). RELIEF. It took a few more days than I expected due to technicalities (like “please confirm your fellow authors accept the final version”) but there it is, out in the world. I got so much good advice from experienced colleagues and I’m eternally thankful. I… Read More My thoughts for January 29th 2016
Last week, I’ve mostly been scared by the thought of starting the actual practical PhD research. My material is enormous: Millions of discussion threads with millions of comments. I know from experience how hard it is to get lost in this kind of a pile. The first thing to do is take a good look… Read More My thoughts for 15th October 2015
Everywhere I look, digital humanities and social sciences are increasingly in vogue and utilizing big data in that research is apparently the next big thing. Big data has been recognized as great resource for academics also, and behavioral sciences are increasingly required in policy making *again/finally*. I have a bit of a past studying fairly… Read More My thoughts for 15 Sep 2015