Archives for the ‘First post’ Category

Blog Post 1: Interviews

By • Jun 29th, 2015 • Category: First post, Honors Thesis, Research

I’ve successfully interviewed a community college writing professor, a high school English teacher, a writing instructor for an online college, and the Writing Center Director at the University of Minnesota.They tended to emphasize writing as a relational process, the value of failing, the concept of authentic communication, and the development of an individual voice. I […]



And So It Begins: The First Post and Preliminary Research

By • May 28th, 2015 • Category: Architecture, First post, Honors Thesis, Research

Today I found myself at the Main Branch of the Richmond Public Library. Even now, I sit at a worktable among the books, staring past the potted plants on the sill of the massive library windows and out into the city. It is a good library for my researc…



Connecting LeJos and Android

By • Jun 4th, 2012 • Category: First post, Honors Thesis, Research

I have been working on getting an android phone to connect to the Lego NXT Brick and, so far have encountered some interesting problems. Essentially, leJOS (the Lego programming extension to Java) provides Bluetooth functionality for connecting the rob…



I will not call this post “Hello World”

By • Jul 12th, 2008 • Category: Dintersmith, doctor, First post, General Technology, Heather, Research, sensation and perception

Not being a prolific writer, I am not sure how to begin this blog.  A friend advised me start with how I got into research.  I suppose that’s as good a place to begin as any.
In the fall of 2007, my lab partner for orgo II mentioned that she was doing research for the biology […]