Simple statement at the end of "I love free software!" day: I love free software!

@dajbelshaw Just saw your presentation at ALT 2018 about the federated approach for Moodle.[1] Very promising and consistently thought out!

Have the presentations from ALT already been uploaded to PeerTube?

[1]: youtube.com/watch?v=S2mc5W7ESv

Please
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.

Released the presentation that I used for the workshop on & [1] as an .

Used the project to check out the new version 2.5 for building slides. This time I had to invest some time, but now I have a scaffold that I - and you - can (re)use.

Please find the slides as a PDF at (in German) in our university's .[2]

[1]: tekethics.rz.tuhh.de/
[2]: collaborating.tuhh.de/itbh/tra

Gave a workshop yesterday in the central library on & . Twenty people showed up and had a lively discussion about , , , autonomous vehicles and .

In the end, one of them suggested to establish a weekly round table on techno-ethical topics, as everybody agreed that *nothing* was clear about current technical trends. They exchanged mail addresses and want to continue the discussion right away next week.

This was not what I had expected!

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@RameyMoore Good you came here, this is a nice instance to be on.

Have you checked out communitywiki.org/trunk? It might help you find people to follow that are interested in similar things as you are.

Using @tom79 on Android makes it easy to join people on those lists.

@vickysteeves @remram44 Last friday I introduced the general mindset of qualitative content analysis following the homepage of Taguette. My students liked the approach and got the idea.

While following the screenshots on the homepage and explaining the value of the tool I wished for a screenshot that better expresses the aggregated view of marked passages in the text. And I realized that Taguette helps a lot to explain qualitative research from a tool's perspective, not just from theory.

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I want to explain the idea of the to strategic and political players.

Does anyone have a good drawing that says more than words? E.g. how , and play together?

In the current newsletter I read about [1]. I think that's a great initiative, because information and education about the idea of decentralization and federation is needed.

The tutorials at ProtoSchool are about IPFS and the like which is good. But I wonder if and non-blockchain-based federation should appear there, too.

Should we ask if ProtoSchool could be a place for that? Should we write such a tutorial?

[1]: proto.school/#/

Just became a member of the "Federation Networks Association" feneas.org/ @noplanman

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