PhD Progress & Thoughts

Conducting Research with Integrity 2

A Sequel to the first one; Conducting Research with Integrity I Commented on things like communicating with stakeholders and acting with integrity when it comes to honestly interacting with the beneficiaries of my work, but there is also more to it at times. Sometimes, how you go about the paperwork can be important, too. So,… Continue reading Conducting Research with Integrity 2

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PhD Progress & Thoughts

Using Online Data From a Third-Party Source: The Ethics of Security Breaches

Replying to: https://theresearchwhisperer.wordpress.com/2018/11/06/ethics-in-an-age-of-data-breaches/ Research Whisperer posted on Twitter earlier this year with the question, 'would you use data provided through a security breach, made public on the internet?' My simple answer was no, and I'll briefly delve into why. My research topic, scope and focus deals with real, highly-ethically-careful individuals. Every aspect of their work… Continue reading Using Online Data From a Third-Party Source: The Ethics of Security Breaches

PhD Progress & Thoughts

Cheeky Psychology to Get Things I Want

Some people call it manipulation because I utilize psychological theory to get positive reactions from people when I want them. I call it 'cheeky psychology', because little psychological quirks are an open secret. Just google 'leadership traits' or 'positive rapport' and 'how to get people to trust you' and you'll find a list of activities… Continue reading Cheeky Psychology to Get Things I Want