Reflections on our OER policy workshop in Berlin

This post was written by Alek Tarkowski and originally posted on the European OER Policy Project site. A week ago, the European Commission launched the “Opening Up Education” initiative, a proposal for modernizing the European educational system. The proposal contains a strong “open” component. We’re using this opportunity to strengthen open educational policies in Europe, … Read More “Reflections on our OER policy workshop in Berlin”

Open Knowledge Conference 2011

The Open Knowledge Foundation’s annual conference, OKCon, is next week in Berlin. They’ve put together an amazing program featuring some of the most exciting projects and speakers in the free/libre/open universe beyond software — though free software is not unrepresented — Richard Stallman is giving what should be an extremely interesting talk on Free/Libre Software … Read More “Open Knowledge Conference 2011”

Open Workspace and (c)opyme at Salons in Berlin

Another month, another topic to tackle at the CC Salon / Openeverything Berlin. This time we’ll be talking about Open Workspaces in emerging forms of coworking, collaboration, and office sharing. Joining us: Hallenprojekt (Berlin) – Sebastian Sooth (Twitter: sebaso) Station C (Montreal) – Patrick Tanguay (Identica: patrick, Twitter: inevernu) Betahaus (Berlin) – Jan Tanner (Twitter: … Read More “Open Workspace and (c)opyme at Salons in Berlin”

Open Design at Berlin's openeverything and CC Salon TONIGHT!

Join us tonight for the second installment of Openeverything Focus in Berlin. We’ll be talking with designers about how openness can augment their work — from publishing, design tools, community building, customization, and more. We’ll be hearing from Open Design pioneer Ronen Kadushin, whose work was recently featured in WIRED Magazine’s Mod That Table: High-End … Read More “Open Design at Berlin's openeverything and CC Salon TONIGHT!”