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interview on psychedelic times

I was interviewed by the website Psychedelic Times This is part I. Not sure what the editors will put in part II but I think it’ll include more specific information about computer science.


Yesterday: five hours slicing through apocalyptic gales with my car, listening to Tom Zé. Arrived safely in Baltimore for the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference. Coming up: 22nd-25 March is Doing Interdisciplinarity, the 2018 ASPECT Conference at Virginia Tech. I will be giving a talk titled “Psychedelic Research and Data Positivism.” 10 April I will be at […]

health talk

Starting from no fixed place I soon came, while preparing this paper for a foreign society, to my surprise, to the right not to communicate. This was a protest from the core of me to the frightening fantasy of being infinitely exploited. In another language this would be the fantasy of being eaten or swallowed […]


Hello! I’m Emma Stamm. Welcome to my website. I’m a PhD candidate in ASPECT and instructor in the Political Science department at Virginia Tech. My research is interdisciplinary, spanning political theory, continental philosophy and STS. My dissertation addresses the epistemic impact of data science methods, especially artificial intelligence and machine learning, by exploring how they […]

I’m not updating this a lot, but I’m doing things. Not into the idea that we need to appear constantly productive, engaged, profit-making, etc, either online or in the physical world. But for some reason I’m still compelled every now and then to check in to this site and make some sort of official declaration that I’m […]

after life

“The invention of the Morse alphabet in 1837 was promptly followed by the tapping specters of spiritistic seances sending their messages from the realm of the dead. Promptly as well, photographic plates-even and especially those taken with the camera shutter closed-furnished reproductions of ghosts or specters, whose black-and-white fuzziness only served to underscore the promise […]