The obstetrician told my parents that my heartbeat was strong, and my mother said: my child will be a runner. And, despite myself, she was right. My first shoes were tiny Nike joggers, small enough to hold in the palm of your hand. My earliest memories are of the road rushing at me as mom … Continue reading A note on running and resilience
Good evening! You may have just survived your first day working remotely, and are already concerned that you’re going to disintegrate into a lump of sweatpants and sour gummy candies before your second day is over. Fear not, and welcome to a look into the last three years of my professional life, during which I’ve … Continue reading Remote work
Recently, I decided to stop using the term LGBTQ+ when talking about my research, and begin using the phrase “sexual and gender minority” (SGM). Especially with my being a non-binary bisexual person, this was a thoughtful consideration, though one that I’m not certain I’ll continue to utilize throughout my research. As the 7th edition of … Continue reading A note on terminology
I was honored to present my initial research into AI in mobile apps for mental healthcare at the Internet Technologies & Society 2020 Conference (ITS 2020).
In Spring 2019, I took a Social Informatics course from Dr. Colin Rhinesmith. During the class, I focused my research mostly on mental healthcare apps and LGBTQ mental healthcare needs. This generated what I hope others find to be a helpful bibliography. Please be aware that this bibliography was generated by Zotero and I have … Continue reading AI chatbots and mental health apps
I am very excited to say that I will be a LEADS-4-NDP 2019 Fellow! Data science and information science have many similarities, so close that researchers have used information science’s trajectory to understand the development of data science (Mayrnik, M., 2018). As a LIS doctoral student who works as the research associate on a data science initiative, … Continue reading Data science + LIS = LEADS-4-NDP