cogs and wheels

Looking at the daily business of many academic research mentors, one thing seems eerily absent: the availability and application of worthwhile tools to make best use of the time allotted to mentoring your mentees. Sure, there is the spreadsheet with all student projects, the self-developed guideline PDF with all ins and outs you could come… Read More

..so what’s next?

There are only few things more exhilarating than witnessing younger peers succeed. Not only because you empathise with their feeling of having accomplished something important. Rather, because you get a sense of how important past successes are for outlining and attempting future plans. Contributing to the success of a younger peer positively influences their outlook… Read More

Medium: Future Human

“We imagine humanity as a fixed state. People come into being, usually the old-fashioned way. They progress along a timeline of milestones that varies little from person to person. They get sick, occasionally at first, and then inexorably. They die. There are outliers at every step—except for the last one, at least so far—but the… Read More