Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: As writen before Steffen and I participated in the online voting for the MOOC fellowship. Today the competition finished and I would like to say thank you to everyone who so far participated in the voting in particular to the 435 people supporting our course. I did never image [...]

Continue reading about Analyzing the final and intermediate results of the iversity MOOC Fellowship online voting

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I promised to create some screen casts for the autocomplete service with GWT based on neo4j. After I have created all the screencasts I had to go through quite some hassle in order to do so. So let me share my experience and toolchain in order to produce a [...]

Continue reading about Create a Screencast in Ubuntu with recordmydesktop and do Soundengineering and post production

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Over one year ago I was starting to think about indexing scored stings for auto completion queries. I stumbled upon this problem after seeing the strength of the predictions of  the typology approach for next word prediction on smartphones. The typology approach had one major drawback: Though its suggestions [...]

Continue reading about The best way to create an autocomplete service: And the winner is…. Giuseppe Ottaviano

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I am asking you for a big favor in this blog post! You can help me to achieve one of my childhood dreams: I am an enthusiastic teacher and love to share information (as you might have seen by reading my blog) Over the last month I have designed [...]

Continue reading about Please help me to realize my Web science massive open online course

René Pickhardt on May 1st, 2013

The slides of my talk in the web science education workshop can be found here. The talk was about two things: Our application for the web science mooc (

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