Category Archives: reclaimopen

Reclaiming Open with WordPress

Instead of/ in parallel with #deletefacebook, how about #createonopenweb? Promote activities that are not "alternatives to Facebook" but contributions to the open web? @jimgroom@cogdog @mizuko @davewiner @timbe — (((Howard Rheingold))) (@hrheingold) March 26, 2018 I woke up to a few … Continue reading

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Initial Notes on an API-Driven Community Site for BYU

Last week Tim and I travelled to Brigham Young University to continue conversations started in June around how BYU’s University API initiative, Domain of One’s Own, and an emerging vision of personal APIs might converge. We spent the first part of … Continue reading

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The People’s Open Education Jam or, Say it with a GIF

This Friday I will be co-presenting with Graham Atwell at the  Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality (TEEM’15) in Porto, Portugal.  The talk is something we kind of half-baked up at EDEN15 this past April in Barcelona, and we have been playing with over … Continue reading

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The Un-education of a Technologist: From EDUPUNK to ds106

Below are the slides and a transcript of the text I planned to follow when I delivered my talk this morning at the EDEN Annual Conference in Barcelona. That said, I didn’t keep to the script because I get too excited … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Web with Reclaim Hosting

Yesterday Tim Owens finished up the “10 Reasons to Reclaim” series on the Reclaim Hosting blog. Granted I’m biased, but I think what he’s laying down in that series—especially the #1 reason to Reclaim—is arguably the most innovative infrastructural work happening in edtech. … Continue reading

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I’m No Doctor of Jekyll

While sick during the week I decided to explore how I could map a domain on GitHub and get up and running with Jekyll, the static-file blog application that runs on GitHub. It took me most of the day, but … Continue reading

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A Subdomain of One’s Own (with potential!)

The following screencast by Michael McGarry Chris Mattia provides an introduction to CI Keys platform, illustrating how to get up and running with your web hosting account in seconds. It’s pretty awesome, watch the first minute or two, your mind may very … Continue reading

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Catching Up with Reclaim Hosting

In episode 106 of Digital Campus (a.k.a dc106-coincidence? I think not) the director of the Roy Rosensweig Center for History and New Media, Stephen Robertson, gives a shout out to Reclaim Hosting suggesting how “absurdly easy” it is for students … Continue reading

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A New Wave of Open

David Wiley rules for many reasons, but one that I want to point out in this post which was inspired by his most recent post is how well he distills how empowering students and faculty to truly own their work … Continue reading

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Where Reclaim’s Going

More than a year ago the idea of “reclaiming the web” started to congeal for me as a result of the MIT Hackathon I attended. It’s there where Audrey Watters and Kin Lane plugged me into the future of the web. … Continue reading

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