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The '''Technology Committee''' was transferred from the [[NSA]] to [[NASPA]] in 2009.
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{{#naspa:committee-data|tech}}
  
The committee was originally formed by the NSA in April 2006 to evaluate various [[software]] and hardware products that have been developed
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== Findings ==
by and for the [[SCRABBLE]]® game community.
 
  
== Members ==
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From time to time, the Committee will release findings which may affect the permissibility or preference of game equipment. Such findings will be posted here, and announced through the usual media.
* [[Rebecca Slivka]], cochair
 
* [[Scott Smith]], cochair
 
* [[Joel Horn]]
 
* [[Joe Neff]]
 
* [[Mary Rhoades]]
 
* [[Michael Thelen]]
 
  
=== Committee members under the NSA ===
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# [[Technology Committee Finding 1]] on the use of the Zarf app as a game clock
* [[Erik Anderson]]
 
* [[John Chew]]
 
* [[Randy Hersom]]
 
 
 
=== Former Committee members ===
 
 
 
* [[John Green]] (inactive as of February 2010)
 
* [[Jeremy Brooke]] (inactive as of December 2009)
 
  
 
== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
 
* Evaluate timer applications for handheld devices (e.g., iPhone) for possible use at clubs and tournaments
 
* Evaluate timer applications for handheld devices (e.g., iPhone) for possible use at clubs and tournaments
 
* Evaluate and sanction handheld devices/programs for SSL word judging (e.g., LAMPwords on Palm devices, Checkword on iPhone)
 
* Evaluate and sanction handheld devices/programs for SSL word judging (e.g., LAMPwords on Palm devices, Checkword on iPhone)
 
== External links ==
 
* [http://www2.scrabble-assoc.com/subitems.asp?id=36&sid=72&ssid=75 NSA Technology Committee]
 
  
 
[[Category:Committees]]
 
[[Category:Committees]]

Latest revision as of 13:20, 23 September 2013

The Technology Committee is a NASPA committee. Its mandate is to evaluate and certify equipment used by players and directors. To contact the committee, please send an email message to naspa-tech@yahoogroups.com.

Members

The following members currently belong to the committee:

[photo of John Chew]
ex officio
2009-07-02~
[photo of Judy Cole]
ex officio
2019-07-22~
[photo of Chris Cree (SM)]
chair
2012-05-24~
inactive
2013-01-04~
[photo of Rich Baker]
2016-11-29~
[photo of Joel Horn (EX)]
2009-03-23~
[photo of Arthur Moore]
2016-04-07~
[photo of Joe Neff]
2009-03-23~
[photo of Mary Rhoades]
2009-03-23~

The following members have served past terms on the committee:

Scott Smith
chair
2006-08-01~2012-05-23
Jeremy Brooke
2006-09-01~2009-12-31
[photo of Randy Hersom (EX)] Randy Hersom (EX)
2009-03-23~2009-07-01
Erik Anderson
2009-03-23~2009-07-01
[photo of John Chew] John Chew
2009-03-23~2009-07-01
[photo of John Green] John Green
2009-03-23~2010-02-26
[photo of Rebecca Slivka (EX)] Rebecca Slivka (EX)
chair
2009-03-23~2012-04-23
[photo of Chris Cree (SM)] Chris Cree (SM)
ex officio
2009-03-23~2012-05-23
[photo of John Green] John Green
2012-05-06~2018-01-11
Scott Smith
2012-05-24~2015-08-15
[photo of Dallas Johnson] Dallas Johnson
ex officio
2013-01-01~2015-08-15


Findings

From time to time, the Committee will release findings which may affect the permissibility or preference of game equipment. Such findings will be posted here, and announced through the usual media.

  1. Technology Committee Finding 1 on the use of the Zarf app as a game clock

Agenda

  • Evaluate timer applications for handheld devices (e.g., iPhone) for possible use at clubs and tournaments
  • Evaluate and sanction handheld devices/programs for SSL word judging (e.g., LAMPwords on Palm devices, Checkword on iPhone)