Last Wednesday (11/18/2009) I gave my first lecture at Carnegie Mellon University. The event itself was exciting enough but on top of that I got talk about my practical experiences with SONIVIS. In the beginning I wasn’t sure if this topic was interesting enough for my audience but in the end it was. We had [...]
Monthly Archives: November 2009
I am glad to announce the call for proposals for the next Open Knowledge Conference (OKCon) 2010. This conference will take place at April 24th, 2010 in London. The deadline for contributing your proposal is the January 31st 2010. The complete call is here available.
It is a very good idea for the Free Software Foundation to ask free software users for short video-clips (2-5 minutes) about the question “why free software is important in everyday life”. In my point of view this new campaign will provide a better understanding of why people use free software and why it has [...]
If you hadn’t the opportunity to attend the CMU Network Science Workshop in October, please have a look to the videos that are now here available. The objective of this workshop was to bring together scientists across the various disciplines who are dealing with networks in their research in order to generate new approaches for [...]
Yesterday I attended a talk given by Michael Terry from the University of Waterloo. It primarily dealt with usability in free/open source projects. He introduced ingimp, a tool implemented to support usability in open source software. This tool extends the existing functionality of GIMP by logging the day-to-day-practices of users. All gathered data are publicly [...]
The Second Issue of The Journal Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence (JETWI) has been published
It was announced that second issue of the The Journal Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence was published recently. The Special Issue on E-health Interoperability Guest Editors: Craig Kuziemsky, Norm Archer, and Liam Peyton This issue is available here. The forthcoming issue is also a Special Issue on Learning and the Social Web. Guest Editors: Daniel [...]
## SEEKING AN EDITOR FOR OPEN TEXT BOOK ## http://blog.okfn.org/2009/10/31/the-open-knowledge-foundation-is-seeking-an-editor-for-open-text-book/ We are currently seeking an Editor for Open Text Book, “a registry of textbooks that anyone can access, reuse and redistribute”: * http://www.opentextbook.org/ If you are interested in the position, please contact us at info at okfn dot org.