The third trip of our scheduled tour around Frankfurt went to Aschaffenburg (Just added the location to OpenStreetMap). Although one thought behind these excursions was to keep the commute of the Fellows short, only two of the 6 Fellows actually came from or near Aschaffenburg We had two newcomers, one of them from Frankfurt.
After a [...]
Here’s what I collected in October. If you come accross anything that might be worth mentioning in this series, please drop me a note or, even better: drop it on the edu-eu mailinglist!
Edu-Team Peter blogged about FS edu again Elias blogged about why using US clould services in school is against the law (finnish). [...]
I wrote about this in German already, but I failed to sum it up in English until today:
The Fellowship group in Frankfurt exists for about five years now. After the first few meetings, we renamed the group into Rhein/Main as nobody actually lived in Frankfurt. We kept meeting in Frankfurt as it was the most [...]
Another posting with education news. October 15th already passed, so I guess I have to publish this way unfinished post before it gets too late. If you come accross anything that might be worth mentioning in this series, please drop me a note or, even better: drop it on the edu-eu mailinglist!
FSFE Edu-Team activities [...]
Another month passed without me noticing it. There is currently so much going on, that I did not find as much time collecting edu news as usual. If you come accross anything that might be worth mentioning in this series, please drop me a note or, even better, drop it on the edu-eu mailinglist!
The article is quite old, but t’s nice to see that more and more professors discover the value(s) of Free Software.
Dr. Andrea Hickerson (Rochester Institute of Technology):
“The values that underlie open source, like transparency and open communication, are the same values that underlie journalism and democracy,” Hickerson said. “It seems like a natural marriage to [...]
FSFE Edu-Team activities Sebastian warns in a blog post to put the cost argument in front My last edu news summary was well received on the edu-eu mailinglist and let to the idea of creating an edu news planet. Anybody interested to join? We are working on updating the NLEDU campaign page as there [...]
I just want to recommend reading a blog post I found on KDE: A school in the southeast of England, began switching its student-facing computers to GNU/Linux. Stuart Jarvis interviewed the school’s Network Manager, Malcolm Moore. I think it’s an excelent case study to refer to.
Here are some gems:
To the question what caused the descision [...]
I’ve been looking for a web based XMPP client and found about 20 in the list on xmpp.org. I skimmed through them and as a Free Software license is mandatory for me, I was left with 7 clients. I haven’t had the time to try any of them on my own machine yet, but [...]
Here are three months of education news related to Free Software! Sorry for the delay, I was somewhat tied up with FuxCon and was traveling for a month. Enough said, here we go:
Finland Finnish education board funds Free Software cloud services for schools. A Webinar on KDE-based learning programs took place on April 24. [...]