Interesting new podcast by Jason Sigal, from the Free Music Archive. Jason is spinning off the podsafe portions of his WFMU show, as well as conversations with the likes of Eric Steuer of Creative Commons talkin’ CC, NC, CBC & Superheroes, and Sam Brylawski on sound preservation in the digital age. I have enjoyed listening, […]Read more "New free culture podcast: Grey Area"
Now in its third year of growth and development, the Garibaldi School Community Garden just came off of a landmark weekend, with a manure sale that raised money to finish the tool shed/play area, greatly enriched the soil at the garden, and distributed tonnes of hormone and antibiotic-free steer manure to neighborhood gardens. The non-stop […]Read more "More love for East Van-style DIY"
B33 – HorseHead Nebula shared CC by Skiwalker79 The Zen of Open Data, by Chris McDowall Open is better than closed. Transparent is better than opaque. Simple is better than complex. Accessible is better than inaccessible. Sharing is better than hoarding. Linked is more useful than isolated. Fine grained is preferable to aggregated. (Although there […]Read more "The zen of open data"
No Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom shared CC by Thomas Hawk When I do my little talks on open education, I like to reference things like learning parties, maker culture, the kind of practical DIY education that is important enough to people that it happens whether it’s provided by an institution or not. I would […]Read more "On sustaining and reviving culture"
Open Access shared CC by AJC1 I have a few more substantive posts brewing, but until I get a few minutes and a few more brain cells to rub together… I want to offer my congratulations to the team that has put together UBC’s contribution to the global event Open Access Week. The schedule of […]Read more "It will be an epic Open Access Week at UBC"