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I'm re-tuning my network antenna for a new open education tech project I am going to be working on.

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I'll have more details to share on the project in the coming weeks, but suffice to say that it has put a spring in my step this week, thanks in no small part to providing me with the opportunity to deeply r
edtechfactotum.com/edtech-meta

@aral Have you heard of "free as in helicopter"?

Someone gives you a free helicopter. Awesome, right? But if you don't know how to fly a helicopter it's useles to you.

#weeknotes #metadata #markdown and other niche work-related stuff 

In this interview, I explain how will be a space for educators to connect and share resources and how you can be one of the first to test it! ow.ly/Qj9X30nkLww

is here someone that speaks fluently "gutenberg"? I need help porting a WordPress featured-image meta-box extension to the new "block editor": github.com/pfefferle/ZenPress/

My first for a couple of months, so most of this happened last year.
Includes work on bioschemas, qualification levels & describing OER course materials.
blogs.pjjk.net/phil/weeknotes/

The Hu, a New Breakthrough Band from Mongolia, Plays Heavy Metal with Traditional Folk Instruments and Throat Singing openculture.com/?p=1059956 t.co/p6ZT4qTeYN

I strongly believe every high school graduate, let alone every post-sec graduate, should have a firm understanding of these cognitive biases i.imgur.com/WaxIolU.jpg

that and wondering if anyone wants to write about what they think digital literacy is...

Forbidden Unicode

I have been receiving letters from a dear friend by the name of Ophiuchus. He has been researching some curious anomalies in the Unicode Standard. While I cannot vouch for all he has written, I thought it worth presenting his discoveries to you. My friend, I bring you a curiosity! I have been engaged in…[...]

shkspr.mobi/blog/?p=30373

weeknotes, work, niche technical stuff 

Question: if you went through this slide deck without any context, what would you be puzzled about? What's missing?

bit.ly/2J1apI3

It's for a general audience, some of whom might be educators while others are sysadmins or PHP devs.

It's been a long time since I wrote a post on the blog, but the occasion deserves it. I have a new job! And one of our goals at @moodlenet is to make the world freer and less dependent on large corporations alexcastano.com/moodlenet-more

Last year we grew some really nice pumpkins.
So we kept the seed to grow again this year.
But we also grow courgettes (zucchini). Apparently pumpkins and courgettes can cross pollinate.
Here's our courkin. (Pen for scale)

#FollowFriday #LearningTechnologist and #EdTech edition.

In the interest of connecting with fellow learning technologists (and related) and building a community here, I’m starting a list. Toot me if you’re a learning technologist on Mastodon and would like to be added. Boost for visibility? TY! ^_^

@martinjc
@philbarker
@isabellgru
@edtechdev
@dajbelshaw
@jgmac1106
@sahoward

What I did over the last couple of weeks
* I got set up for a project on K12 Open Content Exchange,
* did a bit of semantic wordpress meets pressbooks, and
* got invited to a biohackathon.
* other bits and bobs with waterfalls and plastic penguins

blogs.pjjk.net/phil/weeknotes/

(I was relieved that a biohackathon does not involve biohacking)

The US Library of Congress has been digitizing out-of-copyright video and films and is now releasing those materials on the National Screening Room: loc.gov/collections/national-s

Currently 287 items available, from documentaries to training films to travelogues to animated films to home movies to...

#LOC #films #video #copyright #publicdomain

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