Free Software

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: In the following article I want to give an overview of the discussions and movements that are going on about video and multimedia content for wikipedia and her sister projects. I will start with some positive experiences and then tell you about some bad experiences. This article is not [...]

Continue reading about About the future of Videos on Wikiversity, Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons

René Pickhardt on November 4th, 2014

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Last year we have created a MOOC on Web Science. We had chosen Wikiversity as a platform for hosting the MOOC. The reason for this was the high trust we had in the Wikimedia foundation strengthening the open movement. The main problem we experienced with Wikiversity was that the [...]

Continue reading about How to host your oer MOOC on wikiversity

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I understand that the following article is written in a very personal way. But this thing seems to me so unjust that it is just unbelievable. So this is my sad story of me trying to bring free educational resources to the world and having Microsoft indirectly not allowing [...]

Continue reading about Copyright violations: Videos from our OER Web Science MOOC deleted from Wikimedia commons

René Pickhardt on September 2nd, 2013

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: It is almost 2 years over since I published my first ideas and works on graphity which is nowadays a collection of algorithms to support efficient storage and retrieval of more than 10k social activity streams per second. You know the typical application of twitter, facebook and co. Retrieve the [...]

Continue reading about Graphity Server for social activity streams released (GPLv3)

Close

Subscribe to my newsletter

You don't like mail?