Emerging Social Software — CCCC 09 — Friday SIG

Applause for Eric Glicker, who got the ball rolling on an annotated bibliography of social software. Many plans, some commiseration, a few very pleasant surprises. Matthew S. S. Johnson reported that his mid-tenure review committee agreed to accept my blog entry on one of his previous CCCC presentation as a citation. I asked him if his committee could send me a letter for my own tenure review, since I’d like…

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Open Source Software — CCCC 09 — Thursday SIG

At the meeting, Charlie Lowe presented Bradley Dilger’s suggstion that we disband the SIG, since we can do more good splitting up and talking about open source issues in different groups, rather than getting together and preaching to the choir. Bradley was taking notes (on his cell phone no less… boy do I feel inadequate, with my PDA fold-out keyboard attachment). I’ll post a link to his notes when I…

Business Meeting — CCCC 09

3500 attendees, successful innovations in on-site childcare and poster-paper sessions. Finances are good, considering the recession. There will be a slow increase in internet technology; 2 years ago there were 3 dedicated “internet rooms,” this year there were 6, and next year there will be 9. I should check the WPA-L archives for explanation of internet issues…. I understand there was a lively discussion there regarding the lack of internet…