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Free Software

LibrePlanet 2022 video

My LibrePlanet2022 talk addresses teaching components that can be used to introduce free software in the classroom and considers how free software can be a ‘surprising’ learning model in response to big data.

EmacsConf2021: Emacs as design pattern learning

A link to my talk at this year’s EmacsConf2021.

A tool for digital literacy

Link to and reflection on the simple Texpattern CMS theme I made to interlink multiple-user content through key words, related articles, categories, the search function, and links to author pages listing authors’ articles. Designed to promote collaborative, project-based relational learning but could be used for IndieWeb.

Free Software and philosophy

This paper explores the threat of the erasure of knowledge, which Stiegler (2018) sees as characteristic of the Anthropocene, and which is understood in this paper as an educational concern with respect to our shared understanding and use of digital tools. The problem of the ‘bringing forth’ of knowledge is related to Heideggerian (1977 [1949]) poeisis. But where Heidegger lacked the courage to act, Stiegler raised the question of how to act and live care-fully, through neganthropic pharmakon as provisional treatment in the disautomatization of individual and collective production and consumption.