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Who train first? Humans or machines?

From artificial mistifications to real priorities.

To all "bourgeois" parents who don't get innovation

Breaking News: Bourgeoisie isn’t what it used to be.

Internet costs 40 percent less. Aren't you happy?

“Since, 2007, the price of electricity has gone down, along with the price of clothing and wireless phone service.” Is this great or not? I mean…

It's time for Open Data in and from (not "ABOUT"!) schools


This essay expands a proposal on Open Data in schools that I made in 2011, which requires very little, if any, funding and central authorization/coordination to be implemented. As of this writing, I know of no other proposal of the same kind, with the exception of this 2012 presentation from New Zealand. Also, I have not heard of any large scale implementation, or had occasion to do any real work on this topic. However, I am even more convinced now than in 2011 that the idea has a great potential.

When Open Data meets Show and Tell

(this is a proposal for a talk and related workshop that I submitted for a conference that took place in autumn 2013. The proposal was accepted but eventually didn’t happen due to lack of funding for travel expenses. Since the idea is not tied to that specific event in any way, here it is)