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open source workers

Harold Jarche

Openness enables knowledge-sharing, which fosters innovation through a diversity of ideas. This is how open source software is developed.

Open Source Strategic Planning

Beth Kanter

Paul Connolly, who has been a guest blogger on this blog before , covered the session on Open Source Strategic Planning. Networks

Open Source Assessment

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This has come up in a couple of places lately, and I'd like to get the concept down on paper (as it were) so people has a sense of what I mean when I talk about 'open source assessment'. The conversation comes up in the context of open educational resources (OERs). What constitutes, for example, 'being a physicist'?

Open source for learning costs less

Harold Jarche

In my 2009 predictions for eLearn Magazine I said that “ There will be an increased interest in open source software as well as tools and methods that enable online collaboration. &# Ryan Cameron took me to task on open source in the comments: Open source is not, actually, free.

My Moodle Test


Home > Learning Technologies , Standards > My Moodle Test My Moodle Test October 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Talk has been heating up lately regarding the use of open source versus proprietary systems for learning. Does your company use an open source ERP system, or perhaps SAP or Oracle? Theme by mg12.

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recombinant innovations, remixes and mashups are all examples of creating new contexts. . The Open Source Movement. asks JSB. “I’d

Online Newspaper Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Drupal & Hosted Drupal Newspapers Running on Drupal This is a demo site showcasing newspapers running on Drupal, a popular open source content management system. Example: Reboot. Here's another example, which is better. Another example. Here's an example. No examples of customer websites provided.

A new way to work

Harold Jarche

Corporations were created to give limited liability to organizations that were taking on large, capital-intensive projects, like building railways.

learn like a gamer

Harold Jarche

Personal computers are just one example. They might set up their own online community using open source software and their own servers.

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Learning quicker by failing safely

Harold Jarche

I attended the Community Forest International planning session yesterday. All of our relationships are personal. We conduct pilots all the time.

The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, it allows securities to be settled in minutes instead of days. Once in the marketplace, they seem to acquire a life of their own.

Developmental robotics: the cute baby robot who will grow up to be just like you

Ross Dawson

An example of this is the iCub , a humanoid baby robot that can learn, emulating human cognition and development. year old child: the iCub.

holistic technology

Harold Jarche

For example, the open source community is based on ensuring that code is transparent and is open to forking (changing the direction of development).

gamers, artists, and citizens

Harold Jarche

Personal computers are just one example. They might set up their own online community using open source software and their own servers.

Open as in commons, not garden

Harold Jarche

I have been a proponent of the open web and open source software for the past decade and more. OpenSource Technology

Reflections on Linux and Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Seamless support of open source tools and software, including Apache Spark , Node.js , MongoDB , MariaDB , PostgreSQL , Chef and Docker.

Knowledge is the network

David Weinberger

Without the “show source&# button on browsers, the ability to create HTML pages would have been left in the hands of HTML Professionals.

MOOCs will ultimately play a transformational role

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As the name ''Massive Open Online Course'' suggests, MOOCs are available to everyone, requiring only an Internet connection (now 40 per cent of the world’s population, according to the International Telecommunications Union). Take, for example, the Stanford AI course, or the Introduction to Complexity course offered by Melanie Mitchell.

a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

Examples might be offering to provide political support to someone. Very few organizations are truly open. “Ideas lead technology.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser

Mark Oehlert

» February 28, 2008 Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser Ive blogged before about Really useful.

Etiquette for sharing

Harold Jarche

There are now many to choose from, including open source and full-service analytics. Many people like to share things online.

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on Open vs Closed Systems

Ross Dawson

Open systems are faster, more viral, have more innovation, and are more fun to work in. APIs have provided a huge boost to the Internet economy.

On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a suit

Harold Jarche

For example, I once developed a Request for Proposals with a large group distributed across several time zones. There is no place to hide.

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Scaling knowledge

Harold Jarche

People who participate in structures like open source software projects can join and connect to others at will. ConnectedEnterprise PKM

Global distributed organizations can attract the most talented in the world

Ross Dawson

Forbes has a nice story about the history of WordPress and the role the open-source software plays in the for-profit business Automattic. As a legacy of its open-source roots its 120 employees are spread across 26 countries and six continents. The article at one point says: Automattic has an idiosyncratic workplace.

preparing for 2020

Harold Jarche

This is a synopsis of my opening keynote for the workplace learning & VET stream at EduTECH15 in Brisbane today. Automation is eating jobs.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

People often cite Wikipedia as a unreliable source since it is a “collaborative&# encyclopaedia. Tweet. Summary.

Thoughts on privacy

Doc Searls

White opens with this sentence: “On any person who desires such queer prizes, New York will bestow the gift of loneliness and the gift of privacy.” Clothing, for example, is a privacy technology. In Philosophy in the Flesh , George Lakoff and Mark Johnson open with this assertion: The mind is inherently embodied.

The Growing Importance of Storytelling in the Business World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As a concrete example, let me share my experiences with the development of IBM’s Internet and e-business strategy in the mid-late 1990s.

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Presented to the Best Practices in Upgrading Online,Calgary, via Adobe Connect, March 29, 2011 The very first thing I want to do is to counter thedisclaimer that frightened me as this session opened, it was very loud, andsaid all kinds of things about how this was all private and cannot be shared.You can share this presentation all you want.

The Emergence of a Digital Money Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Moreover, since all the key technologies of the Web came from the research and academic community, they were available to anyone free of charge, including open source implementations of many of the key software components. Many companies embraced this collaborative, open culture. The rest is history.

Explore your blind spot (free ebook)

Mind Hacks

In the ebook I talk about how it provides a great example of the way consciousness is constructed despite ‘missing’ information. I’ve written an ebook called ‘Explore your blind spot’ It’s about, er, exploring your blind spot! That means it is free, not just to download but also to share. Authors books

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it’s all about our data

Harold Jarche

For example, we see many people willing to drive for a company like Uber in order to increase cash-flow. It requires four contributing factors.

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A Lexicon of Sustainability

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We asked people to develop a lexicon around food sources We started with the word ''sustainability''. The best example when we look at food is the ''cow to pickup truck indes'' - the value of a grass-fed cow compared to a truck. People talk about GMOs as privatizing seeds, etc - vbut that didn''t happen here; he open-sourced the seeds.

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ICTs in Higher Education Systems of Arab States: Promises and Effective Practices - A Summary Report

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Openness Presenters agreed that the utility of ICTs in education is enhanced though openness. For example, Prof. Prof. Dr. P.

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

With our PKM workshops, I have seen examples of many different tools used for PKM. Can innovation be promoted through better processes?

Beyond GDP - Measuring Value in a Service-oriented, Information-based, Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We formed a Linux Technology Center , an IBM team of developers who worked closely with the Linux open source development community around the world.

Platforms Are Not Created Equal: Harnessing the Full Potential of Platforms

John Hagel

  Here, we can think about open source software platforms like Linux or Apache.    To understand this, it’s useful to go back to the somewhat outdated example used to describe network effects: the fax machine. Platforms are becoming increasingly central to business value creation.  What is a platform?

Introducing Share&Learn

Jane Hart

Share&Learn is therefore a real example of starting first with a collaboration system and building out. Anyone can become a member!

5 recommendations for successfully implementing distributed innovation and shared value

Ross Dawson

Be open throughout the process. As you have seen, the collaborative structure of the open source model can be perfect for developing robust and refined products, but only once the initial core has been defined. Every open source project starts with an idea, an intention, and some code. What are you trying to do?