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technical work

Dipping into Julian Orr’s Talking about Machines, an ethnography of Xerox photocopier technicians, has set off some light bulbs for me.

First, there’s Orr’s story: Orr dropped out of college and got drafted, then worked as a technician in the military before returning to school. 1,021 more words

Open Source Software

Docker Inc Raises $40 Million in Series C Funding Round

Have you ever heard about Docker? The virtualization tool? No? Such a shame. Well, knowledgeable one, Docker is a free and open source tool which can be used by software developers and system administrators to build, ship, and run distributed applications. 386 more words


Benefits of the Cloud LMS – Is it the future of Learning Management Systems?

Learning is crucial for corporations, who need to acquire newer skills and knowledge on a continuous basis. This has generated tremendous interest and adoption of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) among corporations over the last decade or so. 838 more words

6 Cloud Based LMS Features Every eLearning Professional Must Know

When deciding upon an LMS platform or eLearning software, it’s really easy to get lost in feature lists and functionality matrices. Check the list of 6… 224 more words

Researching Open Source Communities

This blog post will cover a task that I was assigned in my SPO600 class.

Briefly describing the task, I am required to do research on open source communities to understand how the community works with regards to implementing changes to existing open source software and to pick two open source software packages that have different licenses. 538 more words


HP Tests the M&A Waters With Acquisition of Cloud Startup Eucalyptus

Hewlett-Packard took another step back into the mergers and acquisitions market, since its disastrous $11 billion acquisition of the software firm Autonomy, announcing today that it will buy cloud software startup Eucalyptus Systems. 360 more words