More OSS Community Research

In the recent posts that have been going around about research on open source software communities, I haven’t seen anyone point to the motherlode yet.. “MIT’s Free / Open Source Research Community”: It’s filled with good papers (including some graduate…

The Use is the Context

So “D’Arcy”:, “Brian”:, and “Alan”: have been talking about using Trackback to contextualize learning objects. This is truly excellent! One of the goals of the “Instructional Architect”: was to facilitate automated recommendations (aka collaborative filtering) of learning objects, i.e., “people…

Will the “real” community please stand up?

Something Stephen said in a recent post has had me thinking quite a bit lately (and I’m too lazy to go find the post again now, doubtless someone will point it out in the comments). Stephen commented that he was…