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MayelMayel wrote the following post Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:30:33 +0200
@lynn @bhaugen @ivan @aliivibrio

Hey Lynn, Bob, Ivan, Benet, just wanted to properly introduce you all to @alexcastano who recently joined @dajbelshaw and I to work on #MoodleNet. I'm sure you'll be bumping into each other in GitLab issues, code commits (he's starting with documenting/restructuring/improving the CommonsPub codebase, and here on the fediverse... Let's decentralise all the things! :)
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dajbelshawdajbelshaw wrote the following post Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:24:06 +0200
Who's going to be at #MozFest at the end of the month? @mayel and I are going to be running a session on #MoodleNet!
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dajbelshawdajbelshaw wrote the following post Mon, 01 Oct 2018 18:46:40 +0200
MoodleNet UX wireframes and draft style guide

https://blog.moodle.net/2018/ux-wireframes

#MoodleNet #UX
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We've started whittling down applicants for the MoodleNet backend developer (#Elixir) position and are having informal conversations.

If you were thinking of applying, this weekend would be a good time to send us your details...

https://moodle.workable.com/jobs/787622/
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We're hiring an #Elixir developer for my team at @moodle to help build #MoodleNet. Please share with people you know who may be interested!

https://moodle.workable.com/j/929856C1E7

#decentralisation #education #moodle
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@philbarker

Good to see you on here!

If you want to follow my work-in-progress on the schema for MoodleNet, it's here: https://gitlab.com/moodlenet/architecture/issues/1#note_95144351

Your work is proving very helpful in
this endeavour πŸ˜€ Feedback much appreciated!
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Who wants to work with me and @dajbelshaw, developing the #ActivityPub based #federated back-end for #MoodleNet?

We're looking for a #developer familiar with #Elixir (or transferable skills like #Erlang and #RubyOnRails).

The whole project will be #FOSS and you can work from home, what's not to love ;-) Please RT!

https://blog.moodle.net/2018/hiring-backend-developer/

#tech #job #programming #jobs #software #remote #federation #decentralised

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While the suggested language is great for some projects, MoodleNet is not that project, because you need to consider the deployability of each instance and the availability of programmers world wide and amongst existing Moodle partners. Please reconsider your choice of programming language, PHP fits both these real world criteria, followed by Python.
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You may have noticed me doing research about the technology stacks being used by #ActivityPub apps, this is because I'm involved in a couple federated projects (both of which are new use cases, and extending the #ActivityStreams format).

One of those (current dayjob) is #MoodleNet (for educators to curate educational resources together), and we now decided to use #Elixir for the back-end, which I explain in detail here:

https://docs.moodle.org/dev/MoodleNet/tech/stack

I'm open for feedback & collaboration requests!
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I'm away for a bit, but if you're an #Elixir dev, you should keep an eye on @mayel's timeline for an upcoming opportunity on the #MoodleNet team. https://moodle.com/moodlenet
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Enjoying using a beta version of Changemap from @joshsharp with the #MoodleNet project. Community can submit suggesitons directly or, as in this example, I can collect it from several places in one thread: https://changemap.co/moodle/moodlenet/task/2302-feedback-on-ux-milestone-2/

https://social.coop/media/d9XyVoxNRomtSDOEhX0

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Over the last few weeks, we’ve been working on UX Milestone 2 with Outlandish. This is the fourth and final screencast from that work, in which we demonstrate how we envisage sending a MoodleNet collection to a Moodle site might work.

https://blog.moodle.net/2018/ux-milestone-2-screencast-4/

#UX #prototype #Moodle

https://social.coop/media/QuW3U2kpMshM8xNzMNQ

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Episode 106: Keeping track of all the things

http://tidepodcast.org/?name=2018-08-02_tide-106.mp3

This week, Doug and Dai discuss MoodleNet milestones, Seth Godin’s approach to learning, assassination markets on the blockchain, keeping track of articles you want to read, and more!

https://social.coop/media/8ZQEIw0GthhDXVcuRC4

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#MoodleNet UX Milestone 2: Screencast #2

https://blog.moodle.net/2018/ux-milestone-2-screencast-2/

This workflow is all about adding an 'Alt account'. It would be interesting to hear from Fediverse users as to whether this would be a useful feature for MoodleNet (which will be based on ActivityPub).

What are the benefits? Drawbacks?

https://social.coop/media/jS2dSb6sUlTCz8Eu4FU

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At the start of the video, you say your example user Jeremy can have an alternative LGBT profile if they are not comfortable telling people, and at the end of the video you say pictured question mark allows you - who, how and how many  is allowed? - to find out it is Jeremy anyway - yikes! Given LGBT can get the user the death penalty in some countries, see map and article at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_by_country_or_territory or https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/gay-lesbian-bisexual-relationships-illegal-in-74-countries-a7033666.html, this is highly worrying. Showing alternative profiles to different sets of people is fine, having an unspecified way for someone unspecified to find out who owns the profile is not.
Moodlenet UX milestone 2 screencast 1

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Open source community calls in the wake of GDPR

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Striking the balance between openness and privacy within an architecture of participation.
  
The decentralised identity aspects are getting interesting. There's an implicit acknowledgement that we need to know who you are in order to provide options to consent to the use of your data and also to remove your data.
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I wonder if you could try https://sequencediagram.org/ to describe Zot VI. It is a JavaScript solution, and the text format immediately updates a visualization. I like it because it is all in browser, I can copy the texted sequence to any text editor, and the image can be saved  to SVG and PNG. I did three integration diagrams yesterday in less than an hour. :-)
 
dajbelshawdajbelshaw wrote the following post Fri, 25 May 2018 19:30:50 +0200
I've had such a great week with the #MoodleNet design sprint! First week working with Moodle for @mayel but as if he's always been around πŸ‘

Expertly facilitated by Outlandish co-op, too πŸ‘Œ

Prototype overview video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpYLpFQq920&feature=youtu.be

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Great to see the results from the design sprint, @Doug Belshaw πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ίβ˜ οΈβœŠ . :-)