Category Archives: philosophy

Evolution of a Poster

This week I’ll be delivering a “poster session” presentation at the Interstellar Research Group (IRG) meeting in Tucson, Arizona. As the name implies, I’ll be presenting with a poster on hand as a visual aid. Compressing a multi-page paper into … Continue reading

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What’s the Catch?

“You don’t get something for nothing” and “An offer too good to be true” are terms you hear occasionally in the business world. They reflect a bit of cynical wisdom that is worth noting if you are a freelance technical … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Eye on the Small Stuff During Big Projects

I’ve had my move on the brain lately because it’s consuming a lot of my time and making my apartment a mess. Still, other parts of my life go on. That’s what today’s abbreviated post discusses: not forgetting the rest … Continue reading

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Feast, Famine, and Boiling Frogs

Cycles of “feast or famine” (busy-ness or quietude) in the freelance world is not uncommon. Different industries have their busy seasons, and sometimes clients just don’t have anything for you. After a long stretch of relative quiet, it’s gotten quite … Continue reading

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What to Say When You Have Nothing to Say

I’m late posting today because honestly I couldn’t think of anything to say. Has that ever happened to you? Obviously it’s a little different when you’re writing a blog column vs. attending a team meeting face to face or online. … Continue reading

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