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I have automated cross-platform posting set up, so you'll occasionally see links to centralised commercial social media platforms in my toots. But this isn't just another channel for me: I'm active here, like it here, and if you interact with me here, I'll respond here.

Moreover, once the Fediverse has a bit more critical mass, I plan to "reverse the polarity" so that this is the point of origin for my cross-platform posts. But so far most of the people I want to tag in stuff aren't here yet. ๐Ÿค”

Wanna learn about and Creative Commons? It's free, open source and good opportunity to explore 's . New cohort starts this week. Join us: oer.nz/lida103eoi

In an era when student loan debt is $1.5 trillion and is primarily job training, why do senior citizens get such generous university discounts? stevefoerster.com/senior-citiz

RT @facultyfocus@twitter.com

Some instructors worry they'll lose their sense of community in their online classes. Here are 7 strategies instructors can implement to increase community in the online realm. facultyfocus.com/articles/onli

Haters gonna hate, but the man can act, so I'm making a prediction on the record here: Pattinson will nail this part. theguardian.com/film/2019/may/

What's up with so many groups being created, scheduling no events, and then disappearing again? What's the point? ๐Ÿค”

I'm in higher ed, and even I had no idea what the people at my son's schools were saying. I knew to say, "I don't know what this is," but surely many of parents were too intimidated to speak up. lnkd.in/eUHRyxA

Brittany Hunter is absolutely right: you cannot be free until you realize that the leader you need is in the mirror, not in Washington, D.C. fee.org/articles/no-one-is-com

It's tough for politicians to walk the line these days when it comes to statues. They might be safer falling into a burning ring of fire than choosing the wrong one. But at least I'm not hurt that they chose Johnny Cash. thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefin

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