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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 eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source.

[nextweb] The Open Source Bank of Brewster

David Weinberger

Brewster wants to show us how to build on free and open software. Open Source doesn’t work well there. 2,500 attendees.

CFPB.gov goes open source

David Weinberger

Plus: Open-source software works because it enables people from around the world to share their contributions with each other. The CFPB has benefited tremendously from other people’s efforts, so it’s only right that we give back to the community by sharing our work with others. I like it when government talks — and acts!

Using an Open Source Platform to Meet Online Learning Goals

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Compare to the open source branding, where students are tweeting ‘thanks Stanford’, not the platform. There is a wide range of approaches – Coursera and Udacity are for-profit platforms, Moodlerooms is commercial offering an open platform, etc. Let me tell you a story about David Glance. Soon, he was contributing code.

Open Source eLearning

Tony Karrer

Posts related to the use of Open Source eLearning: Interesting Distribute Publishing Model and Open Source Open Source eLearning Business Model Innovation Geography Based and Innovation in eLearning Where are open source eLearning applications

Open Sourced Bright Ideas and Micro Support | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Beyond possible sales of a DIY kit which any other manufacturer could also create) What values are being expressed – beyond valuing open source.

Open Source Business Model

Tony Karrer

A recent spate of posts on the challenges of running an open source business is interesting ( Tosh , Siemens , Downes , Tosh 2 , ). However, there are lots of companies that are making money from open source and freemium models. I understand his frustration. Thus, you may starve working on your labor of love.

Harold Jarche » Open Source & Business

Harold Jarche

Harold Jarche » Open Source & Business

Harold Jarche

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). So far so good. But where does this leave assessment?

Open source search result clustering

David Weinberger

That same type of functionality is now open sourced at Carrot2. Remember Northern Light ? That was the search engine that did an amazing job of dynamically clustering search results into folders based on their topic or area. BTW, Northern Light is still around, although not for public Web searching.

Harold Jarche » Open Source Social Networking Platform

Harold Jarche

Harold Jarche » Don’t feed the dinosaurs

Harold Jarche

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Why you should embrace open source

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy by Ron Goldman and Richard Gabriel. Online, free , very good reading.

Google releases open source browser

Jay Cross

Google just brought out an open source browser. Hear that? It’s the web world being turned upside down. The online learner’s favorite tool of all time, Firefox, will never look the same. Actually, it will be out in twelve minutes. Not that I know from experience. I’ve got to go get my copy. See ya

Harold Jarche » Best open source social networking platform

Harold Jarche

Harold Jarche » Open Source LMS

Harold Jarche

Sueetie -.NET Open Source Online Community Development

Nancy White

My Vermont buddie, Dave Burke , was tantalizing me last September with the kit of open source.net tools he was blending into a community platform. Sueetie: The Future in.NET Open Source Online Community Development - Home Page. Sueetie developers write original code or leverage code from Open Source resources.

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.

Internet Time Blog » Google releases open source browser

Jay Cross

Ellen Degeneres should go open source

David Weinberger

By the way, if Ellen Degeneres wants to respond in a reasonable and constructive way to the lawsuits over her use of song snippets to dance to, she could always start using Creative Commons-licensed music, with a nice plug for the open-hearted musicians making our lives more tuney

Interesting Distribute Publishing Model and Open Source

Tony Karrer

(via Stephen Downes ) Impact of Open Source Software on Education, Series Launch is interesting both because of the publishing model and because of the content. The publishing model is something we might want to consider at LCB. Each post will have comments, questions, etc. from readers.

Where are open source learning applications?

Tony Karrer

Good post by Harold Jarche - Where are open source learning applications? First, open-source generally succeeds once an application domain is fairly well understood and the feature sets are relatively more stable. In other words, the cost of Captivate is less than the lost time dealing with Wink.

Harold Jarche » Open Source for the “R” Word

Harold Jarche

Harold Jarche » Costs of open source and proprietary LCMS/LMS

Harold Jarche

Harold Jarche » Open Source – you get what you pay for

Harold Jarche

Harold Jarche » Mahara open source e-portfolio

Harold Jarche

Harold Jarche » Open Source; a better model for all of us

Harold Jarche

Yochai Benkler: Open-source economics (TED)

Mark Oehlert

Harold Jarche » Moncton’s open source community is growing

Harold Jarche

Harold Jarche » NRC IRAP Workshop Follow-up Links

Harold Jarche

"Appcelerator Updates Open Source Alternative To Adobe Air" (Information Week)

Mark Oehlert

( story link ) " Open source software vendor Appcelerator has delivered the second preview release (PR2) of its rich Internet application platform for developers, called Titanium. So I didn't check while I was in Vegas on what the odds were on something that goes against AIR has but what do you all think?

fOSSa2011, Coders and Sketchnotes

Nancy White

In Lyon, I really stepped into a new domain for me, Open Source Software (OSS) development. I’m home from another adventure! Sorry.

Openness: Why learners should know about, and influence, how decisions are made about their learning

George Siemens

The theme of the event was on open source culture and whether the promises of open source have been oversold. Be open.

I need some help

George Siemens

On February 8, I’ll be delivering a talk at TEDxEdmonton’s event Rethinking Open Source Culture. In 2003 I posted a few articles online on open source movements and learning: Open source p.I , Open Source p.II , and Why we should share learning material. I’m not a programmer.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

An OpenLaszlo application can be asshort as a single source file, or factored into multiple files thatdefine reusable classes and libraries."

the future is jobless

Harold Jarche

Open-source workers. Thus, the disappearance of job opportunities in routine occupations is leading to jobless recoveries. The Phenomena.

"Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

( LINK ). This article investigates the use of social software applications in digital library environments. It examines the use of blogging software as an interface to digital library content stored in a separate repository.

My Moodle Test

Xyleme

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.