The fundamental laws of crime and why I’m not a critical sociologist

Photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash This post was inspired by reading David Buil-Gil and Patricia Saldaña-Taboada’s article cited below. It helped crystalise my thinking about what colour of sociologist I am. One of the fundamental insights of critical sociology or criminology is that what we are studying is a …

What’s on my dekstop

The best software is accessible, extensible and community supported. However because reasons we tend to end up with tools that are centralised and ‘heavy’ – they do too much, much more than you will ever need, they have high lock-in and can’t be easily adapted or customised, they are opaque …