This page contains jargon and common shorthand used within the team and perhaps more broadly.
APSA - American Political Science Association
ASA - American Sociological Association or, more typically, its annual meeting held each year; less commonly, the American Statistical Association
CHI - (pronounced 'kai' not 'chee'). The Conference on Human Computer Interaction (CHI stands for Computer-Human Interaction). A division of the ACM (Association of Computing Machinery). 2017 Conference
CSCW - (pronounced as quickly as possible). The Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. A division of the ACM (Association of Computing Machinery). Overview
DIS - Not only an insult in the 90s. Designing Interactive Systems. Operated by ACM CHI. 2018 Conference
jitsi - (pronounced 'JIT-see'). An online meetings platform similar to Google Hangout. Jitsi Project Site
1AC - First Associate Chair. Boss of the review of an article. (Used in CHI, CSCW)
2AC - Second Associate Chair. Backup to the boss of the review of an article. (Used in CHI, CSCW, elsewhere)
Hyak - (pronounced 'Hi-yak'). Supercomputer at UW. See hyak.
Nada - Another computer at UW mainly for interacting with the Internet.
Asha - Another computer at UW mainly for working with Scratch data.
Things that used to be on the above list but are not so important
guix - (pronounced 'geeks'). GNU Package Manager, for team use on hyak.