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It’s the Picture of Reusable Open Content

I bristle slightly when I reads something that seems to conflate Open Textbooks and Open Educational Resources (OER). Only slightly. The success of open textbooks, not only for what they are providing and creating benefits to students, is that it finally is something the wider swath of academia has awakened to. So the bristling matters […]

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Are there really neat lines of cause/effect action in the possibility place the internet, 2021 warts and all, still provides? My best experiences there are ones that could never be anticipated. The antidote to artificial intelligence and algorithmic forces are the human especially the quirky ones, that cannot be GANned or blockchained or predicted. An […]

Tock, Tick, The Daily Trick

Most likely I mangled my attempt at wordplay in that title. I’m writing again about my belief/obsession with small acts of daily creativity. I have no real research, no data to back my hypothesis, but I will make up something that applying Curly’s Law to doing something small, new, micro challenging on a regular basis […]

From Countdown to Countup

This comes from the “I Did Not Expect to Spend Time Code Fixing This Tiny Thing But is It Ever Rewarding When a Hunch Pans Out” department. I kind of blame/credit my good friend Roland Tanglao (subscribe to his blog, something I had lapsed on doing, bad dog!). I’ve known Roland since the early early […]

From Countdown to Countup

This comes from the “I Did Not Expect to Spend Time Code Fixing This Tiny Thing But is It Ever Rewarding When a Hunch Pans Out” department. I kind of blame/credit my good friend Roland Tanglao (subscribe to his blog, something I had lapsed on doing, bad dog!). I’ve known Roland since the early early […]