Learning How to Learn

In May 2009, the semester before I started graduate school, I attended a conference on Late Antiquity. I was excited for the conference, because this was the field I had intended to study, and I thought that I would be familiar with the subjects of the talk. After all, I was a star student in… Continue reading Learning How to Learn


Nouns and Verbs, Arrays and Strings

How does an ancient historian decide to start learning to code? The short answer: it's all about language. For me, it all started to click this past summer, while I was back in Colorado visiting family. I'd finished a one-year postdoc, and begun to think about what to do next with my life. For the… Continue reading Nouns and Verbs, Arrays and Strings