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Reflections on Linux and Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After three month, the study strongly recommended that IBM embrace Linux across all its product lines, that it should partner with the Linux community and contribute to its development, and that it should establish a company-wide organization to coordinate its various Linux activities. .

The Future of Learning Management Systems: Development, Innovation and Change

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

First there was the open source movement (Moodle and Sakai). Another trend - maybe not the way it should be, but it’s where the data point: open source peaked in 2013 at about 34% and since then it has begun to drop. Comment: some IT people focus on security and privacy.

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Evaluation of CL/4291 “Draft text of the Recommendation concerning Open Educational Resources”, UNESCO

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is the analysis of the UNESCO OER resolution I provided to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO prior to the discussion and vote on the resolution concerning Open Educational Resources It is now a matter of historical record that the resolution did pass.

[tech@state][2b2k] Real-time awareness

David Weinberger

So, they’re building analytics so people get info summarized in bar charts, etc. Even video analytics, analyzing video content. It’s a real-time news gathering operation happening in an open source newsroom. They are part of an open newsroom. They are potential sources and fact-checkers.” He shows a chart of the stock price of a Chinese pharma that makes a product that’s believed to have antiviral properties.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Massive Open Online Course The Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, is a bit of a reaction to this. Very briefly, what I mean by a Massive Open Online Course, is a course that satisfies each of those four terms. By open , I mean, open across many dimensions. Open, not in the sense of anybody can enroll, but open, in the sense of the content is free and open to use, to reuse, and there aren''t limits on the use of the course materials.

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Giant Christmas Eve Used Tab Closing Sale

Doc Searls

Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. Love, Life and R: Personal Analytics Gets Real | WIRED. Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. Evolution Going Great, Reports Trilobite | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source. About the program | Open Technology Fund.

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Research - 2012-2014 - already indicators - web-based email increasing vs in-house email (38% - 56%) - cloud-based productivity software increasing 27-46% SWOT (Helpful / Harmful, Internal / External) S - removed fixed cost of laptops and servicing, gave parents a choice to purchase better device W - how to help teachers deal with these disruptive devices (eg.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I want to talk to you about the concept of free, the concept of open learning, the concept of networked learning in a networked world and the concept of the institution. I''m one of the people that had a significant hand in designing the original concept of the Massive Open Online Course.

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 1

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The hypothesis is that there's something about the scale, reach and openness that unlocks new power and potential in human organizational forms. John Kelly, Morningside Analytics Cores, Bridges and Global Structure The relation of perrs in peer media has structure and form, related to what they're iterested in. We check each of the sources by person - and are able to place these into context. You can also see the footprints of various media sources (eg. David P.

Unlocking Data for Philanthropy: Notes from Global Philanthropy Forum Session

Beth Kanter

Philanthropy needs to understand how to make best use of open data sets and increasingly disintermediated data that is hard to find. They are using both big data, data mining, predictive analytics, and “ big listening.”

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Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This talk is basically what he said, except he said it in the French way with complex theories, while I''m going to give it in the prickly, analytical, English kind of Canadian, dry presentation. I did a talk just downstairs on open content. This addresses the specific question of assessment in open learning and in informal learning. Is open online learning or the MOOC, the massive open online course, or informal learning in general doing the sort of thing that we need?

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-7, 2012 Computer Security Applications Conference , 28 th , annual, Orlando, Florida, USA. link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. Clayton R.

CN1376 AcadMOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

8:04 pm Stephen Downes MOOC = ''Massive Open Online Course'', cMOOC = ''connectivist MOOC'', xMOOC = ''eXtended MOOC'' 8:04 pm WILLIAM A. 8:22 pm Javier Benítez Do you foresee learning analytics becoming more robust in assessing the learners in courses online? And they''re open.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

Any analytical thinking from reading helps keep the mind agile and open to discovery of the answers sought. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Oh.this does not bode well for Microsoft.