Tag Archives: Open Source

Stanford Engineering Everywhere


Following Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s lead in OpenCourseWare and Yale University’s Open Yale Courses, Stanford University is offering 10 free online courses in computer-science and electrical-engineering courses this fall.  Stanford Engineering Everywhere (SEE) provides the Stanford experience with students and … Continue reading

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The Top 50 Proprietary Programs vs Their Open Source Alternatives


My colleague, Dennis Vital, came across an article “The Top 50 Proprietary Programs that Drive You Crazy – and Their Open Source Alternatives” on the WHDb. The article is written by Jimmy Atkinson who compares various proprietary programs/products with open … Continue reading

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Creating Futures Through Technology Conference Presentations


I just returned from attending the Creating Futures Technology Conference (CFTTC) in Biloxi, Mississippi.  The CFTTC is Mississippi’s only statewide technology conference and trade show for post-secondary education.  The first CFTTC was held in 1997 and was sponsored by the … Continue reading

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MECA 2008 Conference Presentations


I am now attending the MECA (Mississippi Educational Computing Association ) 2008 Conference in Jackson, Mississippi. MECA celebrates the silver anniversary this year with a recorded participants over 1,100. I have been attending the MECA conference since 1995 and have … Continue reading

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