#digcult14 was very tweetable.

“IF THERE IS A FIRE, RUN FOR YOUR LIFE.” /Fire safety 101, nice and easy

“CYBER-SEX IS SO 1990s.”

“WHO DOESN’T WANT TO BE A SUPERHERO.”

“PULL YOUR SKIRT DOWN KEEP YOUR DATA NICE MODEL OF CYBER-SAFETY.”

“YOU DONATE YOUR DATA.”

“Gay men have always been blending.” Flashbacks to the barista at the juice stall in Seoul. /which city is my body in right now

“WHEN I GO INTO THE CLUB I CAN BE ALL TITS AND TEETH.” / “WHEN I AM ONLINE PEOPLE TREAT ME LIKE GOOGLE.”

“RIHANNA IS A PRODUCT OF SOCIAL MEDIA.”

“I am academically promiscuous.”

“Is there a choreography of how we want to proceed?”

“This idea of theoretical purity… I’ve never been a fan of purity, in my academic or personal life.”

“I was kind of a bit of a theory slut.”

“Imagine your (thesis) reader is really simple and hostile.”

“Arrogance is common in academia, but it is not very attractive.”

“Your thesis is not a grand cathedral, it is just a Protestant brick and water (inaudible)”

“Don’t get it perfect, get it in.” -on thesis writing

“Just write ugly.” -on fixating on over-ambitious thesis plans

“Oh god why did I write like an infant.” -on reading your old work

“The notion of a discipline… I just find it really quaint.”

“It’s kinda like Donkey Kong… academia is a hierarchy, a pyramid.”

“Self-protection… Learn to say no.” -on balancing the thesis and other facets of life

“Not all peers are peers… There are cliques… You need friends.”

“Renarrativize yourself depending on who you are speaking to.”

“It’s like the darker side of dating… You have to be what they want you to be…They want you to be their fantasy.” -on jobs

“There’s a coming out party every time you go for a job interview.” -on being interdisciplinary

“I don’t wanna party, I just wanna crawl.”

“We’re so serious about this we don’t want Google to know.” -on analogue documentation.

“How is it that we only met yesterday? I feel like I’ve known you all for so long.”

“It’s funny how we travel halfway around the world only to end up seeing the same group of people again. We must be doing something right.”

“Alcohol is the fuel of intelligence… Am I a conference alcoholic?” (Bartender: “NO.”)

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