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David Ramos adavidramos

  • Knowledge Commons DC • American University • Imaginary Terrain
  • Washington, D.C.
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Hi folks,
You should have received an email from President Burwell,
with word that AU is moving all courses to an online format
through the immediate future.
More precisely, we will not have class on Tuesday 17 March,
and we'll be online-only through at least April 3rd.
This affects our class, of course. I'll adjust the schedule
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## Starting and stopping the server
sudo /bin/su - www-data
cd /srv/www/production/kcdc && source bin/activate
# stop server:
kill $(cat var/

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Quick response in case it’s useful to you re your conference proposal deadline.

This is fascinating and important. The idea of using free/libre/open source approaches (or materials created and licensed in that manner) is novel, on one hand, and yet we do it far more than we usually realize.

Free/open source is an enormous topic. It seems small only because it’s outside most of what we talk about in graphic design. There’s enough here for three or four papers/presentations, really. I think, pick one topic—any of them are worth examining, and (guessing at your audiences here) are likely to need considerable explanation. You could also focus on the MICA special topics class, which would let a designer/educator audience hear about a familiar and tangible outcome (the class) yet explore all of these threads. One issue in depth, or talk about one class that looks at all these issues, making the class and the student response into the topic.

I’m seeing, in your writing, a few ways of thinking about free/libre/ope

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adavidramos / html-markup
Created Mar 14, 2014
HTML and CSS cheatsheets
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.carousel-panel-content {
padding: 15px;
#page_front .flex-control-nav {
margin: 8px 0 0 8px;
.carousel-panel-content a:visited {