Friday, April 9, 2010

Sustainability Means What?

digitally driven literary scholars, historians, classicists, and other humanities scholars … talked, and talked some more, about sustainability. Jerome McGann, convener of the gathering and a professor of English at the University of Virginia, called it "the elephant in the room." … An arresting idea emerged: Sometimes sustainability means knowing when to let a project die. Technologies are superseded; data moves on and takes new forms.