Novák, Orbán, and Ballard: the far right and Mormon boundary maintenance

new publication ClassDojo and student conflation of educational technologies

Esther is an ironic heroine for conservative Christians

Pete, mint brownies, and two competing visions of Mormonism

Leo Tolstoy and Nephi

is the Mistborn Adventure Game the ethics TTRPG I've been looking for?

more unfinished thoughts on games and living one's values

the Christian symbolism of the name 'Mormon'

there but for the grace of Matt go I

unfinished thoughts on games and living one's values

who has the power to bind on earth?

how is this more preferable than taxes?


40 books that have shaped my faith

new edition of my remixed data science textbook

which Jesus?

des crêpes proustiennes

on hymns that acknowledge our shortcomings

things to offer vs. things to impose

LIS 618 course mentioned in University of Kentucky news

new publication: Anti-LGBTQ+ discourses in LGBTQ+-affirming spaces on Gab Social

quoted in Salt Lake Tribune article on DezNat movement

RSS, APIs, and automating the lectionary readings (and other stuff, too)

supersessionism and burdens of proof

draft syllabus statement on code, plagiarism, and generative AI

new revelation that confirms old ideas

delightful radio program on British 'ghost stations'

how does a churchgoing agnostic talk about religion with his kid?

polygamy and priorities

radical early Christianity

how I'm talking about generative AI in my content management class

text for today's Toronto Congregation sermon

a favorite Community of Christ hymn

upcoming sermon for Toronto Congregation of Community of Christ

some more on Abraham

on Abraham and syntax

langue, ponctuation, et logiciel

thinking about Lexington's pride flags

a report on tea drinking

rejecting one fundamentalism to accept another

the pain of unfulfilled hope

appearance on Dialogue Out Loud podcast

new publication: far-right and anti-feminist influences on a Mormon Twitter hashtag

new(ish) publication: inauthentic accounts on teacher Twitter

technology-mediated authority in early Mormonism

on doing—and asking—what is right

the Book of Moses and the subjectivity of scripture

the graves we are called forth from

affirming worship services and queerphobic campuses

media coverage of recent article on Latter-day Saint online presence

Ted Lasso and Easter hope

thanks for being weird, TMBG

a second World Conference experience?

new publication: technology, naming, and legitimacy in the Latter-day Saint tradition

on seeing the humanity in terrible people

petit souvenir phonétique du M1 lausannois

thoughts on Mormon mission dreams

reckoning and forgiveness

how to understand 'Restoration'

a small victory for not policing students

can one forgive reality for its inherent brokenness?

poursuivre un master en français ?

on reading scripture with an agenda

high school class rankings and the value-laden non-objectivity of quantitative measures

rediscovering some comments on computational thinking

on the SEC and conflating a church with God

a nearly-forgotten memory of failing to stand up to Islamophobia

a surprising (but ultimately damning) non-apology

prophetic clarity and prophetic uncertainty

Doctrine & Covenants feat. Doctorow: An unexpected paired text

Cory Doctorow on behaviorism

quoted again about Gas app in EducationWeek

'licensed, not sold, to you'

R. Sikoryak's 'Terms and Conditions' and ed tech

quoted in EducationWeek about Seattle Public Schools' social media lawsuit

on Epiphany and insurrection

three grumpy observations from a Twitter researcher on requests for 'quote toots'

Disciples' Generous Response for 1 January 2023

on faith transition and letting go of LDS modesty worship

quitting scrolling, not just Twitter

end-of-semester thoughts on hating grading

de petits souvenirs ferroviaires de Suisse

unexpected research ethics implications of Twitter's 'general amnesty' for suspended accounts

quoted in EducationWeek about 'Gas' social media app

new publication: LGBTQ+ communities and far right social media

new publication: an autoethnography on French, data science, and paradigm change

new presentation: reactionary Mormons and religious authority online

microblogvember and the surprising joy of random words

when niche research pays off

further thoughts on Jephthah's daughter

on Jephthah, Jeremiah, and David Archuleta

why I put email back on my phone

kebab and baklava in Colmar

beating Super Mario Galaxy 2 with kiddo

a conservative case for a modern language edition of the Book of Mormon

thank you, Seymour Papert

gratitude for models of being imperfect but 'good enough'

actual play podcasts worth relistening to

help us find a new Director for our School of Information Science!

« Coup de vieux » de Bigflo et Oli

all I want for tenure is to be added to the Star Wars bulletin board

thoughts on recent Mormon Land podcast

non-appearance on 'The Unlistenable Podcast'

on distinctions between 'church' and gospel'

ClassDojo and educational 'accomplishment'

the problem with Gadianton robber rhetoric

Lance Eaton on the invasive surveillance of LMSs

being present and « Les Cowboys Fringants »

old video games, libraries, and xkcd

standing the wrong way in the elevator: a response to Oaks and Gilbert

finding awe in MocMoc and other little things

sticking with the Book of Mormon

apprendre (enfin) les paroles des chansons franco-canadiennes

Oaks and Benson on love of God and neighbor

listening to Handel's Messiah in September

Wil Wheaton on general purpose computing

new report on Google Classroom and ClassDojo

to be loved is to be 'liked'

putting my work where my whining is

ClassDojo and the creation of artificial demand

pourquoi le français ?

Apple and artificial restrictions on file syncing

musical references in TMBG discography

data privacy and kiddo's school

some thoughts on platforms and 'community'

ClassDojo and 'data as oil'

mon grand amour pour les noms des villes en Alsace

distant villages turned metro stops

parent agency and edtech

emailing principal about edtech concerns

teacher agency and edtech

schools' Acceptable Use Policies and R. Sikoryak's 'Terms and Conditions'

should I stay or should I go?

disappeared papers and the importance of personally hosting my research

'Belgian French' and the intentional awkwardness of LDS Book of Mormon translation

believers who rob others of belief

easy campaign prep for tabletop RPGs

knowing when enough is enough

being a student's parent as an edtech researcher

(re)introducing kiddo to Wallace and Gromit

un petit souvenir de Dijon

thoughts on an in-press article—and on names and legitimacy in Mormonism

research analytics for... industry collaboration?

découverte de deux chaînes YouTube

thoughts on Joseph, Jesus, and fundamentalism

some scattered thoughts on Superman

why 'open access' isn't enough

is the Book of Mormon's Gideon a convert to peace and nonviolence?

some thoughts on Gab pushback against research on Gab

what does 'the Lord' mean in the Book of Mormon?

job post: instructional communication lecturer position at University of Kentucky

booking tickets for American high-speed(?) rail

anxiety, privilege, and trying to make a difference

some Hypothesis (and other) updates for the blog

bike rides, TTRPGs, and other 2022 Father's Day weekend fun

automation, agency, and « Au service de la France »

new publication: examining pseudonymous academic Twitter accounts

embedding Hypothesis as a commenting system on Hugo static sites

participation in June 12th Beyond the Walls online service

camping and being present as a parent

émission sur le LEB

should 'Hades' appear in the Book of Mormon?

an 'ultimate sense of FOMO' and joining Community of Christ

to anyone subscribed to this blog by RSS

why I will (probably?) always agree to write a letter of recommendation for a student

Dallin Oaks and Marjorie Taylor Greene on heterosexual extinction

a culmination of previous work, or a steppingstone for the future?

new(ish) publication: investigating offerings and downloads on TeachersPayTeachers

reflections on digital journaling of analog letters

interview with WEKU on Buffalo shooting and social media content moderation

Book of Mormon dependence on the King James Version

XIII comic reference in Slow Horses series?

small radio delights, everday cultural artifacts, and other thoughts on audio media

quoted in Salt Lake Tribune on LDS missionaries' use of social media

Thinking about the Dreyfus Affair

une Épiphanie de 2021 très particulière

thoughts on teaching French

brief thoughts on entertainment media

planner thoughts