A walk down to Barns Ness trying to photograph deep time. How does one picture 320 billion years of time in a single exposure of a 320th of a second? This was a vexing problem that I tried to work through while on a photography expedition out near Dunbar.
There was a rather amusing story that made ripples across social media of a robot that allegedly ‘drowned itself’. Obviously, the comparisons to Marvin the Paranoid Android were uncanny. So why did Steve the K5 Security Robot kill himself? Why is Marvin the Paranoid Android always depressed?
The announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor in BBC’s Doctor Who has taken the internet by storm for being both a revolutionary change and one that rubbed sexist trolls the wrong way. But here is why academia should welcome the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor in Doctor Who.
I have been involved with training undergraduate students in conference skills for the Edinburgh Undergraduate Research Conference. This is why I find this kind of work, training undergraduates in peer reviewing or conference organisation, immensely rewarding, and how it helps me balance my own doctoral work.
How can thinking of bodies through smell reveal the complexities of the embodied relations between them? This is a meditation on how we interact with other bodies through their smell, and how smell reveals their inner workings in ways that sight or sound do not.