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Last week I read a really interesting paper about OER management in Ireland[1]. Here's my blog post about it blogs.pjjk.net/phil/devolved-m

1. Angelica Risquez, Claire McAvinia, Yvonne Desmond, Catherine Bruen, Deirdre Ryan, and Ann Coughlan. (2020) “Towards a Devolved Model of Management of OER? The Case of the Irish Higher Education Sector” International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol 21, No 1 available at irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/ar

Seen elsewhere in a locked account I can't reference:

"Why don't spreadsheets have built-in debuggers? Because if spreadsheets had debuggers we'd have to admit that the bulk of business software development is performed by underpaid women."

Coko Foundation announce the Open Publishing Awards 2020 coko.foundation/2020-update-6-

If you're in to the winners of the 2019 awards are worth a look, see openpublishingawards.org/

Remember when people (maybe including me) were saying that you didn't need metadata when you had Google. I think Google needing schema.org clarified that one, but here's confirmation that it's proper metadata not just a few key/value pairs seroundtable.com/google-schema

70 years today since George Orwell died. Here's a page that let's you search works by and about George Orwell. pjjk.net/orwellsearch/

(play around with the filters after a search, often that gives more results.)

I wrote a guest blog post for upcoming conference where I mention Mastodon, PLN's, and the tension being an open educator in an age of surveillance

Contesting Open Spaces : OER20
oer20.oerconf.org/news/2020/01

Last week I read a really interesting paper about OER management in Ireland[1]. Here's my blog post about it blogs.pjjk.net/phil/devolved-m

1. Angelica Risquez, Claire McAvinia, Yvonne Desmond, Catherine Bruen, Deirdre Ryan, and Ann Coughlan. (2020) “Towards a Devolved Model of Management of OER? The Case of the Irish Higher Education Sector” International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol 21, No 1 available at irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/ar

Nearly 70 years since George Orwell died, so I've been fixing a google custom search engine of works by and about him that I wrote a while back.
pjjk.net/orwellsearch/index.ht

We're hiring!

Are you a software engineer who cares deeply about CI/CD, code review, and development environments? Apply to work with the Release Engineering team (a part of our Engineering Productivity team) at the Wikimedia Foundation!

grnh.se/7dbb8d8f1

#remote #jobs #remotejobs #hiring #opensource #freesoftware #wikipedia #wikimedia

Who do I know here who is following the ? Brenna writes that "it is my intention that you will finish out this month with a sense of hopefulness about the possibilities of a relationship to technology that is, at its core, deeply ethical."

digitaldetox.trubox.ca/2020/01

Technology improving learning – an edtech meta-analysis
I'm re-tuning my network antenna for a new open education tech project I am going to be working on.

via GIPHY

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 

This time:
- how I got into workforce signalling;
- a python extensions for metadata in markdown;
- keeping a notebook that exemplifies what your noting.
blogs.pjjk.net/phil/weeknotes…

I'm happy about the progress python markdown extension, and especially happy about how the markdown notebook I kept while developing it made the project self-documenting

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

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