The first annual ACH conference took place in Pittsburgh, PA this year, and I was fortunate to have been able to attend.
The conference explicitly embraced a leitmotiv of intersectionality and inclusiveness, and the energy was unmistakeably welcoming and positive.
I had the pleasure of participating in a roundtable on “The State of DH Development”, with several seasoned, thoughtful practitioners: @suttonkoeser, @zoe_leblanc (now Dr. Zoe LeBlanc!), and our fearless leader @matthewlincoln.
My observations were about how similar-seeming DH projects sometimes do, and sometimes don’t, converge.
The panel was attended by a great group of people, whose questions and observations added immensely to the conversation. I share a few below.
Jeremy Boggs (@jeremykboggs), asked a question, and shared an anecdote, about the political dimensions of technology tools choices.
Patrick Burns (@diyclassics), asked whether code itself is a humanities artifact. Great question, which got me thinking. He followed up on twitter, with a link to his medium post on the topic.
Whether or not you were at ACH2019, if you’ve got a DH project in mind, and you want to hear about our DH software development expertise, or perhaps you’re interested in discussing our DH Consulting Services, we’d love to hear from you.