Academia

Students, teachers, and the bigger picture

Recently, I went on a "tweet storm" about students and some typical "end of semester" behaviors I've seen over the years.  A colleague read them, and suggested it would make for a good blog post. I've been sitting on this since then, for a few reasons.  First, I've been pressed for time with other matters,… Continue reading Students, teachers, and the bigger picture

Research

On conference CFPs and reviewing

As a member of the organizing group for this year's BSides Atlanta conference, I've been reviewing CFP proposals submitted by the community. As I read through the various submissions, I started noticing a few themes. This post is intended to help people interested in submitting a CFP in the future, to understand what reviewers (well,… Continue reading On conference CFPs and reviewing

Academia

Students, are you asking the wrong questions?

Recently, two students stopped by my office, with different concerns. One student asked me the best way to get through a course I am teaching, which he is enrolled in. Another student stopped by to tell me about his inability to log in to our virtualized environment that we use for homework assignments. I’m not… Continue reading Students, are you asking the wrong questions?