Founding a Design Lab

I helped to kickstart the Rutgers Writing and Design Lab (RWDL), a forward-thinking multiliteracy center with a focus on digital composition. The RWDL offers face-to-face tutoring for a population of nearly 6,000 students, as well as workshops in document and instructional design.  As a senior consultant, I helped create student videos, craft effective presentations, podcasts, and web publications. We also … Read More

Kickstarting a Digital Studies Center

I helped to kickstart and grow the Rutgers-Camden Digital Studies Center (DiSC), an interdisciplinary, collaborative research, development, and education center. DiSC helps facilitate, support, and promote projects made possible by the convergence of digital technologies within the humanities as well as the arts, natural, and social sciences. Since I was was there at the beginning of the DiSC, I partnered with … Read More

Sophist Podcast

Fake news, sophistry, lying, and the spread of false information on the internet A client and I thought it would be neat to make a podcast about such shade. Thus, the Sophist Podcast was born. Although I’ve done some audio engineering in the past — as well as work in the music industry — this is my first attempt at … Read More

Niccola – App Mockup

I’m creating a conversational  mobile application that draws on my academic research in dark rhetorics and media ethics. The Prince is a built in Dialogflow and Google Actions. 

Enculturation | Intermezzo

I created, designed, edited, and copyedited the first ever print edition of Enculturation|Intermezzo — a refereed journal of rhetoric and culture. Conceptually, this was a difficult project. The journal was/is internet-based, and I was asked to translate an active, hyperlinked website onto static sheets of paper. The editors at enculturation wanted multiple authors to “talk to one another inside the … Read More

Carolina Rhetoric

CRC18 organizers asked me to develop a protest-y/glitch-y blog for their rhetoric conference. The theme was public engagement, counter-publics. I had to work within a blue, grey, black, white color scheme. NOTE: Users had the ability to turn the glitch effects on and off for the sake of site readability. Being a student organization, the CRC had no money to spend … Read More

Published at Enculturation

My review of Rowe and Rrushi’s Introduction to Cyberdeception has been published at Enculturation. I recommend the book to anyone interested in dark rhetorics, internet security, and hacker culture. “Suppose you are a criminal investigator interrogating a suspect. If you have reason to believe that your suspect is attempting to deceive you, then you will be on the lookout for certain telltale signs of … Read More

DH Certification

I earned another cool certificate — this one for working with Dene Grigar, Davin Heckman, and other scholars at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute in Victoria, BC. The research class discussed e-literature, made games, played around with humanities programming, and discussed the theoretical bases for nonlinear story structure in the classroom. I made a bot inspired by the all the … Read More