Thesis Countdown (part 25) – Acknowledgements

With two jobs left, I am nearly done. I write the abstract – 300 words, half an hour’s easy work. Then… the acknowledgements. I promised myself I’d do this last.

360 words took me three hours. This was perhaps the most difficult and personal part of the thesis.

I spent a long time staring at a blank page, and then this came to me:


Then after a bunch of names of collaborators, the hard part:


Sometimes I think I owe them more than just my PhD.

… and with that, I am done. I need only print the damn thing and hand it in.


About stoove

A physicist, researcher, and gamesman. Likes to think about the mathematics and mechanics behind all sorts of different things, and writing up the thoughts for you to read. A competent programmer, enjoys public speaking and mechanical keyboards. Has opinions which might even change from time to time.
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