Author: Kristin Briney

Leaving the University

Don’t worry, I’m not actually leaving my job. Rather, I’ve been thinking about what happens to data when a researcher leaves a university. For how common separation is, it’s often a time during which data gets lost because there usually … Continue reading

Visualizing COVID in Fiber, Part 2

It’s been two years since I posted about my 2020 US COVID daily fatalities handwoven visualization. I have had many interesting conversations about that piece (for examples, see here) and it’s one of my handmade projects for which I am … Continue reading

Wrapping Up

I’ve had two giant projects finish up in the last month and am already feeling their loss. The first project is the Data Doubles project, which I’ve been working on in one form or another since 2017. This team been … Continue reading

Life in the Time of COVID

Year 3 of this pandemic is quickly approaching and one might think we’d be getting used to being in these “unprecedented times.” And yet the last several months have been extra challenging for me, particularly as a parent of small … Continue reading

Book Review: Better Posters

Pelagic Publishing (disclaimer: they published my book “Data Management for Researchers”) asked if I wanted to review their new book, “Better Posters: Plan, Design, and Present an Academic Poster,” and sent me a review copy to read. As a mid-career … Continue reading