Experimenting with Open Source in Higher Ed

David Nailey has a new post on experimenting with open source in higher education. From the post:

Ironically, sometimes the problem is that open source communities are too helpful. We understand failure as part of the learning process, and give inexperienced contributors the benefit of the doubt. In a meritocracy, people don’t stop you from doing things–they support individuals in their pursuit of a goal, regardless of how wise that end goal might be.

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