Re: [globaloutlookDH-l] Announcing the Minimal Computing Working Group (English, Español, Français)

Jentery Sayers (UVic English) jentery at uvic.ca
Tue May 7 11:47:24 MDT 2013


Thank you, Alex and Ernesto!

On 2013-05-07 10:45 AM, Alex Gil wrote:
> Ernesto,
>
> Gracias por la corrección. That was my mistake. You are much kinder 
> than my grammar teacher, profesora Mencía, who would be pulling out 
> her ruler right about now!
>
> Fixed: 
> http://www.globaloutlookdh.org/grupos-de-trabajo/minimal-computing/?lang=es
>
> A.
>
>
> On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Ernesto Priego <efpriego at gmail.com 
> <mailto:efpriego at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     This is great. Can we edit the Spanish title so it says "minimal"
>     and not "mínimal"? Also, titles in Spanish do not capitalise each
>     noun. But the important bit is the accent: though the RAE does not
>     list it, "minimal" is used as an adjective without the accent.
>     Another alternative would be "Computación minimalista". In music
>     it's normal usage it to translate, for example, "minimal techno"
>     as "tecno minimal".
>
>     Ernesto
>
>
>
>
>     On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 5:25 PM, Jentery Sayers (UVic English)
>     <jentery at uvic.ca <mailto:jentery at uvic.ca>> wrote:
>
>         GO::DH is happy to announce a new working group, "Minimal
>         Computing." Below my signature is a description (English, 
>         Español, Français) of the group, and the URLs are
>         http://www.globaloutlookdh.org/working-groups/minimal-computing/
>         (English),
>         http://www.globaloutlookdh.org/grupos-de-trabajo/minimal-computing/?lang=es
>         (Español), and
>         http://www.globaloutlookdh.org/informatique-durable/?lang=fr
>         (Français).
>
>         If you are interested in participating, or have
>         ideas/recommendations for starter projects, then please
>         contact John Simpson (jes6 at ualberta.ca
>         <mailto:jes6 at ualberta.ca>) and me (jentery at uvic.ca
>         <mailto:jentery at uvic.ca>). Thank you!
>
>         Best,
>         Jentery
>
>         -- 
>         Jentery Sayers, PhD
>         Assistant Professor, English
>         Director, Maker Lab in the Humanities
>         University of Victoria
>         jentery at uvic.ca  <mailto:jentery at uvic.ca>  |http://www.jenterysayers.com/
>
>         Minimal Computing
>
>         Initial Co-Chairs: Jentery Sayers (University of Victoria) and
>         John Simpson (University of Alberta)
>
>         Members: Alex Gil (Columbia), Daniel O'Donnell (University of
>         Lethbridge), and Jon Saklofske (Acadia University)
>
>         Description: This is a new working group looking at various
>         aspects of technology in an international context. Questions
>         it hopes to consider include:
>
>         * In digital humanities and other computing contexts, what is
>         being done with what technologies, how, and why?
>         * What are best practices for application construction in
>         order to maximize availability, decrease obsolescence, and
>         reduce e-waste?
>         * How and in what ways does experience in mid- and low-income
>         economies inform ongoing assumptions about how research and
>         collaboration are conducted in high-income economies?
>         * In terms of computing and culture, what meaningful
>         differences emerge across economical, infrastructural, and
>         material conditions?
>
>         ==========
>
>         Computación Mínimal
>
>         Directores: Jentery Sayers (University of Victoria) y John
>         Simpson (University of Alberta)
>
>         Miembros: Alex Gil (Columbia), Daniel O'Donnell (University of
>         Lethbridge), y Jon Saklofske (Acadia University)
>
>         Descripción: Este es un grupo de trabajo que examina
>         diferentes aspectos del uso de la tecnología en un ambito
>         internacional. Entre las preguntas que se plantea:
>
>         * ¿En las humanidades digitales y otros contextos
>         computacionales, que se esta haciendo con las nuevas
>         tecnologías? ¿Como? ¿Por qué?
>         * ¿Que prácticas se recomiendan para la construcción de
>         programas que ofrezcan el mayor alcance, minimicen la
>         obsolescencia y reduzcan la e-basura?
>         * ¿De que manera las experiencias de las economias de bajos
>         recursos, independientes del pais, puedan ayudar lo que se
>         toma por hecho en las economias de alto ingreso?
>         * ¿En términos de computación y cultura, cuales son las
>         mayores diferencias que surgen en diferentes condiciones
>         económicas, infraestructurales y materiales?
>
>         ==========
>
>         Informatique durable
>
>         Co-présidents fondateurs: Jentery Sayers (U. de Victoria) et
>         John Simpson (U. d'Alberta)
>
>         Membres: Alex Gil (Columbia), Daniel O'Donnell (U. de
>         Lethbridge) et Jon Saklofske (Acadia U.)
>
>         Description: Il s'agit d'un nouveau groupe de travail qui
>         s'intéresse à différents d'aspects technologiques dans un
>         contexte international. Les questions considérées incluent:
>
>         * Dans le cadre des humanités numériques et d'autres contextes
>         informatiques, qu'est-ce qui est fait avec quelles
>         technologies, comment et pourquoi?
>         * Quelles sont les meilleures pratiques pour la construction
>         d'application dans le but de maximiser la distribution,
>         minimiser l'obsolescence et réduire les déchets informatiques?
>         * Comment l'expérience dans les économies à revenus moyens et
>         bas affecte les présupposés actuels sur la façon dans la
>         recherche et la collaboration sont conduites dans les
>         économies à haut revenu?
>         * En terme d'informatique et de culture, quelles différences
>         significatives émergent au travers des conditions économiques
>         et matérielles?
>
>
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Jentery Sayers, PhD
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Director, Maker Lab in the Humanities
University of Victoria
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