Humanist technologist. Equality and adventures.I co-founded Elgg and Known, worked on Medium, and now invest in innovative media startups to support a stronger democracy at Matter.
Unpacking everything we learned at the #umwhackathon. Literally writing on all the walls. What a great event, in an amazing location. #umw
24 Nov 2014
Highly productive, inspiring weekend at the #umwhackathon. Let's do it again soon.
23 Nov 2014
Inspired by everyone at the #umwhackathon. So much being built, changed & remixed in the service of education. A group to listen to. #edtech
Day 2 at the #umwhackathon. Working on some integrations, talking to people about building on Known, and taking on our Installatron script.
Another day at the #umwhackathon
Bar lost my tab, booooo. Decided to call it a night and be fresh for tomorrow. So great to hang out with everyone tonight. #umwhackathon
With academics increasingly self-publishing, I'm wondering what the role of the academic press becomes. Aggregator? #umwhackathon
22 Nov 2014
Some discussion of importing embedded media into ebooks as QR codes. Things I do not want: QR codes in my books. #umwhackathon
"There isn't a single LMS out there that's student-centered." - @cmmattia #umwhackathon
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Connecting networks to networks. Like an ... Internet? Another reason to build social platforms that work like the web. #umwhackathon
Learning a lot about community hubs as a focal point for classes - & for educators to discover classes at other institutions. #umwhackathon
Packagr will take your existing content feeds and help you turn them into multi-platform ebooks: http://packagrapp.com/ #umwhackathon
Some talk about self-publishing. Woopie lets you create an ebook once and publish in multiple formats: http://woop.ie/ #umwhackathon
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@Linkletter @grantpotter Same room! We're all in Fredericksburg for the #umwhackathon.
Small common, open APIs are good; spending years designing a standard is harmful; proprietary, locked-in APIs worst of all. #umwhackathon