Tag Archives: Chuck-Severence

Is Coursera Facebook, Amazon, or Pets.com?

Before I get started, let me just say that Phil can vouch for the fact that I had already planned to use “Pets.com” in the title of this post before MIT Technology Review used it in their article on Minerva. As … Continue reading

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The Future of Sakai: My View

As a member of the Sakai Foundation Board, I have at least the appearance of conflict of interest in any analysis I write about Sakai. That’s why I encouraged Phil to write his own, independent analysis of the recent developments … Continue reading

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The Blackboard Announcements, Part 2: Can Open Source Be Bought?

I have gotten a lot of email from folks who moved to Moodle (often from Blackboard CE) because they wanted to get away from Blackboard and they thought that open source was “safe.” In my first post on the announcements, … Continue reading

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Charles Severance’s “Sakai: Free as in Freedom:” A Review

This is a guest post by Jim Farmer, instructional media + magic inc. Jim has been Treasurer of the Sakai Foundation since December. When building a complex software system developers want to use the latest technology. Users want business processes … Continue reading

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Openness: Finally, We're Getting Somewhere

Update: The Sannier vs. Wheeler smackdown is available on video here. Microsoft Silverlight is required. As I sit on the flight home from the EDUCAUSE conference thinking back on the themes of the week, it is clear to me that … Continue reading

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