The Solarized Writer’s Desktop

In two more weeks, I end my post-heart-surgery medical leave and go back to doing what I love the most: being with students, teaching Chaucer and Shakespeare, and studying the literature and culture of medieval Britain. It’s going to be a bit of a transition after three months of focusing on healing, so I’ve been […]

Surfing the Matrix: A Medievalist Does Tech

Surfing the Matrix¬† Here’s an interesting etymology for you: In the present, the word “Matrix” conjures a lot of high-tech imagery. Part of my mind immediately envisions that parade of mystical green characters cascading down a screen in front of Keanu Reeves, the manifestation, in raw digital code, of the virtual creation most people in […]