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Open Source

Linux installation standardisation: yes please, do something about it!

After some two years of being a full-time Linux desktop user, I think I can eligibly say this: “Please, do something about the installation of software on Linux, and soon!” You already lost me! Now at the upcoming annual Desktop Linux Summit (San Diego, US), the Free Standards Group plans to bring up the Linux […]

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Open Source

LeMill – for authoring and sharing learning resources

LeMill is the software we have been working on for some months in my research group. LeMill is a web community for authoring and sharing learning resources. LeMill (Learning Mill) is the new name for the software I have wrote about in here with the name Toolbox. At first I wrote how LeMill (that time […]

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Sharing economy

Truth of open and socially constructed information

I’m back from ITK conference and what catched my attention was all the discussion about how can we be sure that the information we read from open systems (Wikipedia, blogs, Open Source etc.) is truthful and accurate? This concern is often voiced by teachers who see the potential of resources like Wikipedia but are afraid […]