The Problem with “Free”

The free software crowd are always having to explain to people what “free” means, with sayings like “Free as in speech versus free as in beer.” That analogy encountered some trouble at iSummit 2008 last month in Sapporo! =) I’m not really writing on the free vs open topic anymore, but this photo was just … Read more

Open Education Oral History Project

I hope you know about the amazing StoryCorps project. They’re recording the life stories and memories of ordinary people, and the stories people tell are personal, touching, and incredibly moving. We’re only two weeks away from the opening of Open Education 2008, and at this year’s conference we’ll be undertaking an oral history project of … Read more