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March 2011 Blog Posts (10)

PERSÉE, the leading program for digitizing and distributing french-speaking scientific content, is threatened

Info via http://lapetition.be/en-ligne/petition-9491.html

 

PERSÉE IN DANGER, SIGN THE PETITION



PERSÉE – the leading program for digitizing and distributing french-speaking scientific content – is today threatened on account of a decision taken by the University of Lyon 2 - Lumière



Without prior consultation with Persée's staff, director and partners, the board of the Lyon 2 University has…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 19, 2011 at 8:21 — No Comments

New Open Source Ecology 'p2p' custom search engine

 

Via Eli Farley:

 

The OSE custom search engine is now available at:

 

 http://openfarmtech.org/wiki/OSE_custom_search_engine

 

It allows you to search the OSE wiki (http://openfarmtech.org/wiki/),…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 18, 2011 at 11:20 — No Comments

New Digital Citizens Online Course

Today, our rights and the overall quality of our life heavily depend on how software is used around us. Quite often, even people who already spend much time online don't realize all the ways in which computer influence their lives. With the Digital Citizens Basic online course I try to explain all this, in the simplest possible way.

 

This course is quite different from most courses with…

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Added by Marco Fioretti on March 17, 2011 at 16:35 — No Comments

Publication of Video Vortex Reader II: moving images beyond YouTube

Via Andrew Paterson:

 

More info at http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/videovortex/vv-reader

 

Dear All,



the Institute of Network Cultures is pleased to announce the publication of Video Vortex Reader II: moving images beyond YouTube. The printed copies have arrived safe and sound at the INC headquarters as we wait excitedly to launch the book at the Video Vortex #6 conference on Saturday,…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 17, 2011 at 4:15 — No Comments

The Ripple Ecosystem Evolves

Via Daniel at https://ripplexchange.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=826:

 

Ripple has grown over recent months, from an interesting concept with dormant projects into an actively developing ecosystem.



The Ripple Project (http://ripple-project.org/) aims to build a new form of money which derives from existing social relationships rather than from…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 11, 2011 at 3:00 — No Comments

Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy

Via Joe Rinehart:

 

Dear Friends of the Eastern Conference for Workpace Democracy,

As you may know, the ECWD will be held July 8-10, 2011 on the campus of University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  We're in the process of recruiting presenters and proposals for panels, caucuses, or other sessions, and we'd love to hear from you!…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 10, 2011 at 3:13 — 1 Comment

A proposed plugin architecture for diaspora:

via Sam Rose:

 

http://bugs.joindiaspora.com/issues/311



Here's what I wrote:



"We're experimenting with "plugin" architecture ideas for diaspora.



We have a simple idea that is based off of the

http://flows.panarchy.com draft RFC



Our idea is to basically keep the "plugins" completely outside of the…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 10, 2011 at 2:30 — No Comments

Design schools as social resources and the Open Design Program

DESIS forum @ Cumulus Paris conference, May 21th, 2011



Via the Desis newsletter.





 

By Ezio…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 7, 2011 at 4:32 — No Comments

P2P and Marxism: in search of synergies

The traditional left finds itself in a blind alley. It is quit incredible that just two years after the devastating financial crisis demonstrating the obvious bankruptcy of neoliberalism, the defenders of the “free” market and deregulation are already back in business. In the United States, the very same who caused the crisis and run to the state for their rescue, are now blaming the Democrats of causing huge deficits and demanding cuts in living standards of civil servants and the working…

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Added by Jean Lievens on March 1, 2011 at 14:20 — 1 Comment

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