This winter semester, students of TU Berlin completed four AMOS projects. Each section below describes the final result of one of the projects:
- Logistics Dashboard (an app to provide easy communications between employees),
- App4UCU (an app which interacts with the core functions of UCU and shows internal signals),
- Configaroo (an app which enables the management of large distributed code bases), and
- Ne:xt HMI (an integration of a trip computer app, a podcast app and messaging app to create an integrated car operating system)
Pay-walled publications are just that: Publications that nobody reads unless someone pays the publisher’s fee. I have no problem with that, because I don’t read pay-walled work and don’t consider it published research and prior art that I should care about.
The real problem starts with researchers and editors who expect me to find, read, and consider pay-walled work as prior art. That’s an unacceptable proposition to me and an unfair one to the world.Continue reading “The Real Problem with Pay-walled Publications”
In the first quarter of 2020, there are several options for participating in our seminar on license-compliant delivery of products that contain open source software. Here is an overview (subject to change, mostly, additions) of public seminars.
The seminar is provided through Bayave GmbH, my consulting and training company. If you would like to book a firm-internal seminar, please get in touch directly.
My research and teaching group just celebrated its tenth anniversary, and I wanted to take some time to reflect on our teaching: What worked and what didn’t.
When I started as a university professor ten years ago, I drew on my experience as a student, as a teacher, as a practitioner, and as an entrepreneur, to define the basic principles of how I wanted to teach:
- Theory and practice should be joined at the hip; there should only be minimal delay, if any, between hearing some concept and applying it in practice
- Learning requires repetition and practice, so the theory and practice of something to learn needs to be drawn out over several iterations to become effective
- Learning is a marathon, not a sprint; therefore, learning and using the stick (grading) to direct learning should be continuous and not a fire-and-forget exercise
- Feedback needs to be immediate and connected to a student’s actual doing, and not come at the end of a semester or later
- Learning is holistic; while some concepts can be isolated, more often than not, concepts interact and require a realistic setting to be learned
In this short video, I explain the significance of the software industry for a country’s economy and how to strengthen it using open source. It is directed at public policy makers and the general public.
In diesem kurzen Video erkläre ich die Bedeutung der Softwareindustrie für die Wirtschaft eines Landes und wie Open-Source-Software diese stärken kann. Es richtet sich an Public-Policy-Maker und alle interessierten Personen.
Die englische Version dieses Videos folgt; die Folien wurden vom FAU Sprachdienst aus dem Englischen ins Deutsche übersetzt (und von mir nachkorrigiert).
The slides are also available (English only).
We will be hosting an industry talk on Continuous Integration / Delivery / Deployment. The talk is free and open to the public.
- by: Bernard Ramon Ladenthin of IAV GmbH
- about: Continuous Integration / Delivery / Deployment
- on: January 23rd, 2020, 08:30 Uhr
- at: TU Berlin, HFT TA 441 (Lehrstuhl Schieferdecker, Einsteinufer 25)
- as part of: AMOS speaker series