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[Xmca-l] Re: LSV versus ANL

OK, nix the emoji's. :X

As far as THE WORK, I would be willing to help, as offered earlier!

30 years at 300 baud is a very long time (tm).

How would a project like this manifest, were it to manifest in the most IDEAL way?



From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu <xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu> on behalf of mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:29 PM
To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: LSV versus ANL

I do not now about the emoji's, but the other ideas all seem to have merit.
The question is, who will do the work? Having begun 30 years ago, the list
has a certain fusty old structure and set of practices. When we started,
the big new thing was a 300 baud modem.

It would be great if we had a small volunteer assistance committee to
implement facilitating ideas. But one retiring (as in shy) old guy is not
going to get it done(!). I could facilitate if there were helping

For now, reverting the what is available at LCHC dot ucsd dot edu (which is
a lot!), the XMCA data base there which includes a lot of classic
materials, and relying on the willingness of others to help (for example,
Martin's 2008 article, which I had forgotten, is a good source) will have
to do.

If you do not have access to articles suggested, ask if someone else does.
With 800+ people
getting this discussion, someone is likely to have just what you want.

On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Annalisa Aguilar <annalisa@unm.edu> wrote:

> Hello Mike,
> Thank you for the heads up. I suppose when the search field is out of
> sight it's out of site.  :)
> _An idea_: How about a newcomer's page indicating list posting
> preferences? Every list is its own culture and list cultures are tricky to
> gauge sometimes for an outsider. I could write a lot about this as I've
> thought about it a lot, but perhaps I shouldn't do that here or now, anyway.
> _Another idea_: Are there "Famous Conversations" that seem to embody the
> most meaning of exchange within the community? Ones that are memorable?
> Perhaps even a "Hall of Fame"? That would be grand to read and to learn. I
> would be willing to help collect that material together alongside an list
> elder, if that is a worthwhile offer.
> _Third idea_: there could be trigger search links for keywords, such as
> "unit of analysis," for example. These could be inserted on the vocabulary
> page, which unfortunately I cannot find from the XCMA homepage even though
> I know the page exists somewhere.
> _A last, but fluffy idea_: is it possible to post emoji's here? Or is that
> too trendy and unsophisticated? Is anyone groaning just about now...?
> I hope these are useful offerings!
> Regards,
> Annalisa

It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science with an
object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.