About

This is a blog. Which is short for “web log.”

This blog has turned into something of an open notebook. Meaning, this is all pretty informal and should be taken with a grain of salt. I love having conversations with people in the comments as they help me clarify my thoughts. So please don’t hesitate to comment, ask questions, or argue with me if anything strikes you as interesting.

I am a PhD Candidate at UC Berkeley School of Information. I’m ABD, but I’ve taken a job as a Junior Research Scientist at NYU, working under Helen Nissenbaum. You can read more about my work on my personal web site.

I tweet as @sbenthall.

sebastian benthall selfie with birdhouse