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A Rough Semester: What I learned about Grad Life from Defending my Prospectus

This Spring, I successfully defended my research prospectus. For those of you in the academic world, this milestone is familiar, but for those who are not, this means I presented a written plan detailing what I’m going to do for my dissertation research, how I’m going to do it, and why anyone should care. 643 more words

Grad Student Life

Internet dot org

Angkat tangan bagi yang belum tau internet.org? Ayo ngaku! Well, mau angkatan atau ga bukan masalah. Yang jelas internet.org, sebuah project dari Facebook (yes, FB, that Facebook) ini sangat mulia dan keren, at least menurut gue. 206 more words

Life In Korea

Spiders and Lego

If you’ve been following me on Twitter, or read my previous blog post, you’ll know that this week I’ve been playing with Lego! 568 more words

PhD Life

People in academia are mean (Part II)

A while ago I wrote a post in which I described my so far disappointment and disillusionment with fellow human beings in academia. Of course, I do not mean to generalise or insult anyone. 705 more words

PhD Life

Proposal: Science & Technology Innovation Policy

This is my proposal paper for class assignment in Science & Technology Innovation Policy. Many critics from professor, though. I just want to share my idea.

PhD Life

Here It Starts: books, exams, and, of course, cats

And so it begins.

Last week, it finally had to happen. I spent hours looking up call numbers on the university library website. I dragged out the rollerboard luggage (and my partner, Stephen). 269 more words