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@MDGarasic (on birdsite) just started discussing and in an open course. Feel free to join

In the first round it's all about and . From Oct. 2 the discussion will focus on Human Enhancement.

The learning project is part of the Hamburg Open Online University where you will find various (Open Educational Resources) on many topics.

It's not too late for a post on !

I would like to focus on []( today which we at our institute use for team collaboration and project management. It is an open source alternative to [Slack](, but slim and non-distracting.

I would not say that it has become a substitute for email, but for targeted problem solving it works great.

For further reading on Slack and the like in research see e.g.

Alright, it's today!

At Hamburg Universitiy of Technology we use for the production of Open Educational Ressources (). We chose ( first and try now.

Please find some examples here:


is great, but I recommend to use the commandline tool v3.2.3 and publish and host yourself. For that workflow and are great.

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2/2 I use to watch changes of the export file and trigger the conversion.

To organize my , I use with plugin and copy the keys into my Zettels.

With, and I do my graphics. is my of choice.

1/2 It's and I want to tell you about my fancy stack!

I use to write and organize my text. From there, I export to and convert with, -citeproc using a to convert to the final document. tbc...

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Want to help improve the instance picker at ?

There are two ways of doing so,
Update your instance' info:

And give general feedback here, just remember to read the other responses first:

#Mastodon #InstancePicker #JoinMastodon

Good read: "Open Source Friday" wants to remind employees to contribute:

A good initiative as I think. And it could be adopted for the educational context as well: Teachers could remind students every week to contribute to the net as they build their knowledge on the open web every day. They could file an issue on GitHub or add to Wikipedia or write a blogpost. Many opportunities exist.

@Gargron Just started supporting you on Patreon. Thanks for your work.

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@socrates What is the exact size of files to be uploaded on our instance, please?

Taking part in a session on the potentials of for teaching and learning.

Right now I'm joining the workshop '„Ich lese diese Bullet points jetzt einfach mal laut vor!“ oder: Powerpoint – Die unbesungene Erfolgsgeschichte eines OER-Tools und unsere Konsequenzen heute' at .

Collaboratively we are working on a slide set about slides on Google Slides.

My contribution is on slide

Looking forward to in !

Today and tomorrow the community will meet in the north of Germany to join/give sessions and workshops on various topics.

The event will be in German, please find more information on the website

Tomorrow me and a colleague will host a workshop on static site generators, , and for producing and sharing .

I've been watching Jupyter for some time now as it seems to be a great substitute for Excel and the like in children and adult education.

Does anybody here use it in education?

Looking forward to in .

Topics I'm interested in:

- Blockchain in science and teaching/learning
- How to deal with Wiley's 5R consistently
- to connect teachers and learners

Me and a colleague will host a workshop on Markdown, GitBook, GitLab and Docker to collaboratively produce and remix , see (German)

Just released the script of a keynote from "Junges Forum für Medien und Hochschulentwicklung 2017" at Hamburg University.

I gave that speech called "Die Architektur von Offenheit - Überlegungen zur Gestaltung der digitalen Transformation" (German) on June, 15th.