The drivers of university adoption of social media, and the barriers that universities face with Mastodon.
EverythingOpen 2023 brought together several of Australia’s open communities – open source, open hardware, open data and open education – to forge new connections and collaborations.
In this post, I first take the Mycroft Mark II for a technical deep dive and find that it’s a solid piece of hardware, but with a lack of useful Skills. Secondly, I reflect on the inflection point we are seeing in the innovation of voice assistants and speculate on where the industry may need to go next. It’s all about ecosystems, infrastructures and the friction of privacy.