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Online Courses or Long Form Journalism? Communicating How the World Works…
Treating MOOC Platforms as Websites to be Optimised, Pure and Simple…
Google Lock-In Lock-Out
Google’s New Terms Mean You Could Soon Be Acting as a Product Endorser
An(other Attempt at an) Intro to Data Journalism…
OER Methods – Generative Designs for Reuse-With-Modification
Wondering if Life Would be Easier With an OU – or FutureLearn – Compute Stick…?
Jupyter Notebooks and Moodle
Reflections on the Closure of Yahoo Pipes
How to Run A Shiny App in the Cloud Using Tutum, Digital Ocean and Docker Containers
Search Over Collected OER Sites
Future Scenarios for University ICT TAL Strategies
OU Goes Social with Platform
Viewing Campaign Finance Data In a Google Spreadsheet Via the New York Times Campaign Data API
The Cost of Learning
Chasing Data - Are You Datablogging Yet?
The Future of Search Is Already Here
Visualising Where the Money Goes: Westminster Quangos, Part 2
Time to Build Trust With an Open Achievements API?
Open University Podcasts on Your TV - Boxee App
Guerrilla Education: Teaching and Learning at the Speed of News
And Then There Were Three, Err, Four, RSS Mashup Tools
Thoughts on JISCPress
Trackback Graphs and Blog Categories
Getting Started With Gephi Network Visualisation App – My Facebook Network, Part I
Pandering to the News Cycle, or Enriching It?
Trackforward - Following the Consequences with N'Th Order Trackbacks
OpenLearn Remix Competition
Personal Learning Environments Are Also Social...
Feedshow - A Feed Powered Web Page Presentation Tool
OpenLearn Units in Facebook, App
OpenLearn Unit Link Map
Which World for 3D Webbing?
Disaggregating PLEs #1 - PCVs: Personal (Portable?) Content Views
Open Training Resources
Non-Linear Uncourses - Time for Linked Ed?
No More PDF Reader Hell? Hello iPaper - You Taking Note...?
USB Study Stick
Figure:Ground - Mashing Up the PLE (MUPPLE'08) Links
More Link Pollution – This Time from
VC's Forum - Towards a Global Online University (Raw)
Dynamic To Do Lists
OU Releases Creative Archive Content - But So What?
If You Want to Personalise Your VLE, You Got it...
Stringle - Towards a String'n'Glue Learning Environment
Online OPML Feed Management
OpenLearn Daily Learning Chunks via RSS
More OpenLearn RSS Feeds...
OU Online Games and Interactives
A Tracking Inspired Hack That Breaks the Web...? Naughty OpenLearn...
ePortfolios, Distributed Storage and Personal Repository Caches
Infoskills 2.012 – Practical Exercises in Social Media Network Analysis #change11
The Future of Music
An MIT OpenCourseWare Course Via an OPML Feed
Open University Relaunch
Time for TechCrunch, Academic?
Social Computing Forecasts
Google Timeline and Map Search Results Views
Visualising OpenLearn Course Listings
Grazr 2.0 Beta - Drag'n'Drop Feed Management
Education 2.0 Business Models
Youtube Playlists and Related Videos, (and Neulio) All Mixed Up With Yahoo Pipes and Grazr Goodness
Opening the Box...
Serialised OpenLearn Daily RSS Feeds Via WordPress
Creating Your Own Results Charts for Surveys Created with Google Forms
People Who Referred To This Book Were Taking This Course
Open Educational Resources and the University Library Website
Scripted Diagrams Getting Easier
Retail Learning
iTunes and iTunesU in a Browser, via HTML
Getting Started With Wookie Widgets
Starting to Think About a Yahoo Pipes Code Generator
Due Out Soon – The Google Qualified Developer Program
Searching the Backchannel – Martin Bean, OU VC, Twitter Captioned at JISC10
Odd Thoughts About Digital Scholarship
Signaling Important Document Paragraphs in WriteToReply – And a Possible Mobile Theme?
Google Charts Now Plot Functions
Contextual Content Delivery on Higher Ed Websites Using Ad Servers
Overview of Google App Inventor Blocks
Crowd Sourcing a Promotion Case…
In For a Penny, In For a Pound… My Promotion Case for Support
PLENK2010 – Twitter Clusters
Subscription Models for Lifelong Students
Tags Associated With Other Tags on Delicious Bookmarked Resources
Open University Undergraduate Module Map
The Most Accessible Media Player on the Web?
OERs: Public Service Education and Open Production
11 Tech Factors That Changed Education in 2011
Sleight of Hand and Data Laundering in Evidence Based Policy Making
Is Facebook Stifling the Free Flow of Information?
So Google is No Longer’s Friend…? Use instead…
A Gust of Wind Blows Across HE…
Merging Data Sets Based on Partially Matched Data Elements
Surveillance Art?
More Recognition/Identification Service APIs – Microsoft Cognitive Services
Docker as a Personal Application Runner
Fragment: From Jupyter Notebooks to Online Interactive Textbooks
Build Your Own Learning Tools
You’ll Know the Drones Are Coming When…
Getting Web Services Up and Running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Using Vagrant and the AWS CLI
I So Want Try a Docker/Kitematic ContainerBook…
Innovation Starts At Home…?
Publish Static Websites, Docker Containers or Node.js Apps Just by Typing: now
Docker Container and Vagrant / Virtualbox 101s
When Will It Just Be Machines Talking to Machines?
More Than Ten Free Hosted Jupyter Notebook Environments You Can Try Right Now
Fragmentary Thoughts on Data (and “Analytics”) in Online Distance Education
Running a Minimal OU Customised Personal Jupyter Notebook Server on Digital Ocean
This is What I Keep Trying to Say…
API Secrets Mean the End of Standalone Single Page Web Apps and Why Serverless Isn’t Exactly What it Says on the Tin
Creating Team and Individual WordPress Blogs From Your VLE Via An LTI WordPress Plugin
AI Generated Patent Claims
Tracking Jupyter Newsletter, the Nineteenth...
News: Arise All Ye Notebooks
Are fastpages Really an EASY Way to Publish a Blog From Jupyter Notebooks?
OpenLearn OER (Re)Publishing the Text Way
Fragment: Towards the Age of Coveillance?
Using Docker to deliver virtual computing environments (VCEs) to distance education students
Appropriate/ing Knowledge and Belief Tools?
Reusing Educational Assets
Fragment: Generative Plagiarism and Technologically Enhanced Cheating?
Documenting AI Models
Can We 'Cheat' in the Creation of and Marking of Academic Assessment Material By Getting a Machine to Do It?
Information Literacy and Generating Fake Citations and Abstracts With ChatGPT
Working with Broken
Academic Papers: Written to be Read, Referenced, or Questioned?
Information held vs “information” generated

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