Archive for August 8th, 2010

Sometimes, a spike in blog traffic has a clear explanation, such as a link from a much larger blog or a video that people like to pass around (ending up in some strange locations).  Other times, there will be a day with many more views than those around it.  For these days I would like to say thank you to the graduate student who happens upon this blog and spends an entire morning or afternoon clicking links to my musings on the job market or the transition to faculty life and, from there, clicking links to the pages that I cite.  It is you, the student who chooses to read this blog instead of studying for comprehensive exams, working on your dissertation, or taking a nap that makes this endeavor worthwhile.

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