le guin's, "the dispossessed" Show more
Great book, reading it
"[...] Physicists, mathematicians, astronomers, logicians, biologists, all were here at the University, and they came to him or he went to them, and they talked, and new worlds were born of their talking. It is of the nature of idea to be communicated: written, spoken, done. The idea is like grass. It craves light, likes crowds, thrives on crossbreeding, grows better for being stepped on." (, Ch. 3)
@acka47 Moin Adrian! Ich vermute, das liegt an der Konfiguration der Instanz. Denn eigentlich sind die Apps für Mastodon immer durchlässig für alle Instanzen, denen User_innen folgen, es sei denn, andere Instanzen wurden darauf geblockt.
Podcasts for the Kids using FLOSS Show more
Showed my nine year old daughters how to subscribe to podcasts and transfer them to their MP3 players.
As an old school dad I believe in "one tool one job" as it teaches children the underlying principles of computers much better than convenient black boxes like smartphones.
What do you think about that?
It's Open Education Week! Show more
Happy to announce a local event in the middle of #OEWeek 2019:
We want to find out, how these tools can interact to tell engaging and playful stories in #education.
If you are around in #Hamburg come and join us!
I find it absurd when people accuse #SciHub of "stealing" from journal publishers. It is the publishers who are stealing, from the scholars who write, peer review and edit the journals without pay, from universities and their libraries who have to pay to so their researchers can publish papers *and* to get access to them, and from the public who fund all this, through public funding, tuition fees and so on.
+1 for the name of the service :-)
Don't feel bad or ashamed if you spend your week-end sleeping, resting.
It's *it's purpose*.
And in itself, resting is **not** doing nothing.
It's taking care of yourself, and allowing to gather back some energy. Some time to yourself.
Resting *is* doing something, for you. And it's a good thing to do sometimes.
Please find the slides as a PDF at (in German) in our university's #GitLab.
@syndikalista That's a good one.
PhD candidate at Hamburg University of Technology. Focus on Open Education, Decentralized Technology and Free Software. Thoughts my own, not employer's.
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