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Fifteen Years Later…

July 29th, 2020 · No Comments

I thought about using data for this post. Lots of it. After all, it’s something that hasn’t changed in fifteen years: most of my work still revolves around the use of data. I spend most of my days trying to figure out how we slow things down so we get a clearer picture. I still […]

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Networks as Family and Community

November 24th, 2019 · No Comments

I was asked to give a talk about networks, both known and unknown, as part of SRCCON:LEAD, a “mini-conference” organized by OpenNews on November 19-20, 2019. Below is the text I prepared for the talk. There’s also a live transcript of what I actually said as the text below was used as a guide.  I […]

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Time flies… Embracing the challenge of the last twelve months

November 7th, 2016 · No Comments

It is always amazing to think of how much can change in a year. Now, we see what else we can discover or explore in the next 525,600 minutes of the journey.

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Why the Cubs? 1989, the Yankees, & the Shawon-o-Meter

October 30th, 2016 · No Comments

We don’t win all the time. Gloating about it when it finally happens isn’t good either. Some life lessons from observing the corner of Clark and Addison.

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Thoughts and Lessons from XOXO 2016

October 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment

I finally set aside the time to write out my thoughts and reflections on one of the best things I ever tried to attend — XOXO 2016.

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