Category Archives: open

Sharing Should Not Be a Crime #openeducationwk

March 9-13, 2015 Open Education Week http://www.openeducationweek.org – @openeducationwk hashtag: #openeducationwk; wiki: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/OER This year we spotlight news from Colombia. Sharing should not be a crime and we certainly hope that Masters student Diego Gomez is not prosecuted for sharing an academic article … Continue reading

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Redefining Impact: Open Access Week October 21-27

The theme of 2013’s Open Access Week (October 21-27) is ‘Redefining Impact.’ I am currently unable to organize a local ‘open access’ event when locals have no understanding of what ‘open access’ means. It may be understood conceptually and theoretically, … Continue reading

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Let a thousand conversations bloom #OpenAgData

Cheers to the organizers of this week’s livestreaming sensation: Open Data for Agriculture. It sets a new benchmark for events and government events in particular. Thank you for the live video, Storify features and Twitter hashtag: #OpenAgData. It was brilliant demonstration … Continue reading

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The opposite of ‘open’ isn’t closed. The opposite of open is ‘broken.’

For the collection of 2012 buzzwords I’m curating, ‘open‘ is one of my favorites. Consider: Open Education Open Journalism Open Space Technology Open Science That said, here’s one of my favorite quotes of the year: The opposite of ‘open’ isn’t closed. … Continue reading

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