About Daniel Shea

I am committed to helping scientists write at their best. To this end, I founded the Graduate Communication Services, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. Here I work in the unique role of textician. Want to know more? Contact me at daniel.shea@kit.edu
I am committed to helping scientists write at their best. To this end, I founded the Graduate Communication Services, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. Here I work in the unique role of textician. Want to know more? Contact me at daniel.shea@kit.edu
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NBN Episodes hosted by Daniel:

Word Embeddings for Model-Driven Engineering

May 24, 2024

Word Embeddings for Model-Driven Engineering

José Antonio Hernández López and Jesús Sánchez Cuadrado
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of José Antonio Hernández López, postdoc in the Department of Computer and Information Science, Software and Systems, Linköpi…

Image as Form in a Transpositional Grammar: The Example of Photography

May 17, 2024

Image as Form in a Transpositional Grammar

Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, and John Jones
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to Episode No.10 of All We Mean, a Special Focus of this podcast. All We Mean is an ongoing discussion and debate about how we mean and why. Th…

"Did You Miss My Comment or What?": Understanding Toxicity in Open Source Discussions

May 11, 2024

"Did You Miss My Comment or What?"

Courtney Miller
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Courtney Miller, PhD student in Software Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. We talk about her paper "Did You Miss …

The Scientific Attitude

May 7, 2024

The Scientific Attitude

Lee McIntyre
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Lee McIntyre, Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science (Boston University) and Senior Advisor f…

Collaborate to Research, Collaborate to Partner, Collaborate to Mentor

April 5, 2024

Collaborate to Research, Collaborate to Partner, Collaborate to Mentor

Rajkumar Buyya
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Rajkumar Buyya, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor, University of Melbourne, and Director there too of the Cloud Comput…

Use Your Writing to Know Your Research

April 4, 2024

Use Your Writing to Know Your Research

Claire Le Goues
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Claire Le Goues, Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. We talk about writin…

Getting Your Work Read Is As Hard As Getting It Written

April 3, 2024

Getting Your Work Read Is As Hard As Getting It Written

Diomidis Spinellis
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Diomidis Spinellis, Professor of Software Engineering, Athens University of Economics and Business, and as well Professor …

Emma Frances Bloomfield, "Science V. Story: Narrative Strategies for Science Communicators" (U California Press, 2024)

March 30, 2024

Science V. Story

Emma Frances Bloomfield
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Emma Frances Bloomfield, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. We talk abou…

Communication Is the Selection of What to Say and How to Say It

March 23, 2024

Communication Is the Selection of What to Say and How to Say It

Miroslaw Staron
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Miroslaw Staron, Editor-in-Chief of Information and Software Technology and Professor in the Software engineering division…

Brandon R. Brown, "Sharing Our Science: How to Write and Speak STEM" (MIT Press, 2023)

March 18, 2024

Sharing Our Science

Brandon R. Brown
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Brandon Brown, Professor of Physics at the University of San Francisco. We talk about factoring in both message-sender and…

Once More--What Does It Even Mean for a Machine to be Generative?

March 16, 2024

Once More--What Does It Even Mean for a Machine to be Generative?

Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, and James Gee
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to Episode No.9 of All We Mean, a Special Focus of this podcast. All We Mean is an ongoing discussion and debate about how we mean and why. The…

Train like You Play, Because You Will Play like You Train

March 10, 2024

Train like You Play, Because You Will Play like You Train

Emad Shihab
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Emad Shihab, Full Professor and Concordia Research Chair in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at…

My Leadership Style is 'We-Learn-Together'

March 8, 2024

My Leadership Style is 'We-Learn-Together'

Rebekka Burkholz
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Rebekka Burkholz, faculty at the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security. We talk about the composition of researc…

Complex Work in Simple Text

February 28, 2024

Complex Work in Simple Text

Paris Avgeriou
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Paris Avgeriou, Editor in Chief of the Journal of Systems and Software (together with David Shepherd). Paris is Full Profe…

What Does It Even Mean for a Machine to Generate?

February 24, 2024

What Does It Even Mean for a Machine to Generate?

Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, and Duane Searsmith
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to Episode No.8 of All We Mean, a Special Focus of this podcast. All We Mean is an ongoing discussion and debate about how we mean and why. The…

All's Well that Reviews Well

February 23, 2024

All's Well that Reviews Well

David Shepherd
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of David Shepherd, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Systems and Software (together with Paris Avgeriou). David Shepherd is A…

This is What Language Means

February 16, 2024

This is What Language Means

Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to Episode No.7 of All We Mean, a Special Focus of this podcast. All We Mean is an ongoing discussion and debate about how we mean and why. The…

Christopher Reddy, "Science Communication in a Crisis: An Insider's Guide" (Routledge, 2023)

February 13, 2024

Science Communication in a Crisis

Christopher Reddy
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Christopher Reddy, environmental chemist and Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts…

Ask the Best Questions You Can Ask: A Discussion with Prem Devanbu

February 10, 2024

Ask the Best Questions You Can Ask

Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Prem Devanbu, Distinguished Research Professor in Computer Science, University of California, Davis. We talk about using c…

Katherine Firth et al., "How to Fix Your Academic Writing Trouble: A Practical Guide" (Open UP, 2018)

February 9, 2024

How to Fix Your Academic Writing Trouble

Inger Mewburn, Katherine Firth, and Shaun Lehmann
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Katherine Firth, academic at, Australia. We talk about the necessary trouble that people have when they write new knowledg…

To Read and to Write Science Well, You’ve Got to Think with Purpose

February 7, 2024

To Read and to Write Science Well, You’ve Got to Think with Purpose

Christian Kästner
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Christian Kästner, Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University. We talk about reading pape…

How the Hypothesis Means: A Discussion with Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, and Bradley Alger

February 4, 2024

How the Hypothesis Means

Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, and Bradley Alger
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to Episode No.6 of All We Mean, a Special Focus of this podcast. All We Mean is an ongoing discussion and debate about how we mean and why. The…

Science Is a Creative Human Enterprise: A Discussion with Natalie Aviles

January 31, 2024

Science Is a Creative Human Enterprise

Natalie B. Aviles
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Natalie Aviles, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia. We talk about how organizations shape people, an…

The Communication You Need to Research, to Review, and to Publish Work with Societal Impact

January 23, 2024

The Communication You Need to Research, to Review, and to Publish Work with Societal Impact

Wouter Lueks
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Wouter Lueks, faculty at the CISPA Helmhotz Center for Information Security. We talk about getting into the reviewer's min…