Author Archives: Patrick

Fotos de Vivir Libre en Buenos Aires en Septiembre

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Se puede ver cada foto más grande con un click en el imagen. // The larger version of each photo is accessible with a click on the photo. Llegando a la casa de Julieta // Arriving in Julieta‘s house…   … Continue reading

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Reacquainting Myself with Argentina

I arrived in Buenos Aires on Saturday, August 13, five years after my previous visit, thanks to the generous support of my parents, my brother, Peter Schweitzer and Anita Whipple (who made the inaugural donation to this Vivir Libre project!), … Continue reading

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E-Portfolio Concept Map

I made a concept map about e-portfolios (in November 2009) that explores the topic from these questions: – What characterizes an e-portfolio? – Why might I want an e-portfolio? – What’s up in the world of e-portfolios? I found this … Continue reading

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Cooperative Farming or Ag Libre

Rather than writing a new blog post, here’s an email I sent on December 28, 2010. Like most of what I post on this website, this post comes with a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license — meaning you … Continue reading

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Co-Library: Peer-to-Peer Lending

I measured my books a few months ago –with the books on shelves, I measured the length of each row of books, and I found that I have about 16 feet of books. Now, I’ve only read about 1/3 of … Continue reading

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Real Learning Movement: Subsidiarity for Learning Systems

(draft 1 by Patrick Gibbs in February 2009 — may receive updates based on further thinking and feedback) What transformation does the Real Learning Movement seek? A shift in the ways we design systems to foster learning, and a shift … Continue reading

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PermaLibre

Here’s the first draft of PermaLibre idea (to edit, download the VUE file and VUE concept map editor): I realized that I wanted different work and I knew that I wanted to change the way that knowledge is produced, distributed, used, … Continue reading

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I Want a Personal Visual Distributed Semantic Wiki

My thoughts while wandering the web and reading Why All Your Data Should Live in One Application by David Karger on the MIT Haystack blog… David looks at recently-created applications that show promise for handling personal notes as structured data … Continue reading

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Stream Remediation 1

From 11:00-11:40 this morning (2010 July 6) I did my first session of stream remediation in the 5th Road valley that starts by Steve’s house. It’s the closest primary valley to my house. In 40 minutes I did 75 feet, … Continue reading

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