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Riding a bike over dry, crunchy leaves. Boost if you agree

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We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia, Archive.org, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.

The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.

The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.

In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.

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@maruff Digital content is non-rivalrous in the sense that the supply is not reduced through consumption. The marginal cost of making a copy is near zero, and the original is still accessible. Consequently the question is why apply restrictive "all rights reserved" copyright to digital learning materials? One possible answer is corporate control to generate artificial scarcity from an abundant resource. .../3

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@richdecibels
Great quote ! Can I use it, quoting your name of course.

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Sometimes I like to mess around with rocks and dam up a stream as a meditation and reminder that the very best that human labour can ever achieve is a temporary diversion from what physics was going to do anyway.

@mackiwg
I share your aspiration, Wayne; hoping to contribute to learners in the future, taking your approach to being open as an inspiration.

@mackiwg
Thanks, you are ever so responsive which is a very supportive gesture in itself as we learn. πŸ˜„

@mackiwg
Hei Wayne
I wonder about the repetition of the word Copyright at the start of sentence under Definition section, initially thinking there might be such a term but I guess there isn't:
course.oeru.org/lida103/learni

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@mackiwg Prompted by your words of motivation, I share my certificate and badge here. Thank you for all your efforts in facilitating us from various parts of the world to achieve this.

@mackiwg
Thank you, Wayne.
It helps to know. πŸ‘

@mackiwg
Thanks, Wayne.
By the way, what do the Lists and Boost functions do on Mastodon? I read explanation somewhere but could not locate it again.

@mackiwg
Hi Wayne, my attempts to access two links to the Cobbe portrait on Question 3 (Copyright Case Study) page reached message that page does not exist. For your information and resolution.

@mackiwg Precisely, I had left the session on through the weekend. This may be a good reminder to us users that there is a time-out for the session, so we need to refresh when that happens. THANKS again.

@mackiwg THANKS!! Refresh works. Guess it was in an error loop. πŸ‘Œ you're a great help.

@mackiwg Yes, Wayne. LiDA103, sorry for not mentioning it.

@mackiwg
Hi Wayne, I am unable to log in to the course. Please can you help, let me know what I can do? Thanks

@mcjsa25
Mark, thanks for the information. Good to know that we have the option.

@mcjsa25
You are right, Mark, about Wordpress hardselling us stuff. Every day I am being persuaded to upgrade for some incentive or other. You set up on Reclaimhosting.com; is that for free?

@mcjsa25
πŸ‘ Mark, I also landed on your blog page PLE, and find that it lays out starkly the various parts of the personal learning environment, and what they are for. It works like a check list, and I wonder if course participants might find it less daunting when faced with a check list or a more graphical structure introducing the PLE.

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