I like Karen's proposal of establishing an oral tradition. But I've also
been thinking about version controlled poetry in github or on a wiki, and
hyperlinked/linked data poetry. For that matter, does IRC poetry count as
oral if the channel is unlogged?
On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 2:14 PM, Karen Coyle <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Yeah, Joshua! That DEFINITELY qualifies as nerd poetry IMO. I hope your
> darling can appreciate it!
> On 2/15/13 10:26 AM, Joshua Gomez wrote:
>> I'm sitting at the hotel waiting for my airport shuttle and I'm looking
>> over the list of great presentations that were given at the conference
>> year. Thanks to all the presenters and the hosts. As always, code4lib was
>> fun, engaging and inspiring event.
>> Karen Coyle's nerd poetry was a fun idea from out of left field. I
>> to give it a try while I wait for the shuttle. I believe her idea was to
>> write poetry about coding, but I was inspired by the proximity of
>> Valentine's day to instead write a cheesy love poem in code.
>> if (roses == 'red' && love == True):
>> print 'Hello My Darling'
>> See you all next year...I hope.
>> Joshua Gomez
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>> George Washington University Libraries
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