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

Ernesto Priego efpriego at gmail.com
Tue May 7 11:53:57 MDT 2013


LOL. :D Thank you!

Will help spread the word now.

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On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 6:47 PM, Jentery Sayers (UVic English) <
jentery at uvic.ca> wrote:

>  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> 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> 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)
>>> and me (jentery at uvic.ca). Thank you!
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Jentery
>>>
>>> --
>>> Jentery Sayers, PhD
>>> Assistant Professor, English
>>> Director, Maker Lab in the Humanities
>>> University of Victoriajentery 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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>>
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*Dr Ernesto Priego
Lecturer in Library Science, City University London
*
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