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Month: May, 2010

Reading list – "OER beyond content" in the development context

Dick Ngambi invited me to speak with Masters students at University of Cape Town as part of his course on “Educational ICTs for Developing Contexts”. I am chuffed to be invited back – last year we had a very lively discussion on creating an African version of Michael Wesch’s youtube sensation. This year I will […]

Money for love – Eeeeeethaan, you don't have to put on the red light

Ethan Zuckerman recently wondered if it was “love or money” that drives amazing volunteer communities like the one over at global voices. Now, we are small fry compared to GV at the moment, but it’s a question that is becoming relevant to P2PU too¬†as we continue to grow and expand globally. As I am sure […]

Leading like Linus

As part of my new do-it-right-away-if-it-takes-only-a-minute-or-five strategy, here is a short quote from Glyn Moody’s article on how to become Linus Torvalds. It’s a concise description of the kind of leadership I would love to see engrained in the way P2PU grows up. Especially the highlighted (my highlight, not Glyn’s) sentence is worth repeating repeating […]

The green fields that lie beyond content

I was happy to see Brandon Muramatsu at the OCWC Vietnam meeting and get some time to hang out, check out the latest gadges (geek!) and go to his presentation. He asked the audience – “what would you like to be able to do with MIT OCW?” Turns out he and Vijay Kumar (who is […]