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Death by design film

Death by Design film screenshot

Watch the Death by Design documentary now at the Greenpeace film festival, online.
It unveils social environmental issues (chemical and heavy metal pollution) related to the tech industry (IBM, Apple mainly) in the USA and China, and ultimately at global scale.

#en #greenpeace #documentary

Film Death by Design

Regardez le documentaire "Death by Design" dès maintenant au festival du film Greenpeace, en ligne.
Il révèle les problèmes sociaux et environnementaux (pollution chimique et métaux lourds) causés par l'industrie qui fabrique nos ordinateurs et smartphones (IBM et Apple principalement), aux USA et en Chine, mais aussi à échelle globale.

#fr #apple #docu

Pelicula Death by Design

Mira el documental "Death by Design" ya en el festival de películas Greenpeace, en línea.
Revela los problemas sociales y de medio ambiente (contaminación química y metales pesados) causados por la industria quien fabrica nuestros computadores y teléfonos (IBM y Apple), en los EEUU y en China, y últimamente en el mundo.

#es #green

Reconnaissance vocale libre

Le nouveau projet de Mozilla, Common Voice, permet avec un simple micro d'enregistrer avec sa voix de petites phrases.
Cela viendra enrichir une base de données (licence CC0) qui permettra de créér de nouveaux outils de reconnaissance vocale libre.

En effet, les outils de reconaissance vocale tels que Siri (Apple), Cortana (Microsoft) et Google Now (Google) appartiennent aux grandes corporations et servent essentiellement leurs intérêts.

Ça se passe sur https://voice.mozilla.org/fr/
Merci à Framasoft pour l'article: https://framablog.org/2018/12/19/projet-common-voice-pour-que-la-voix-soit-libre/

#fr #libre #assistant-vocal

Free speech assistant

The new Mozilla foundation project, Common Voice, allows anyone with a microphone to record his voice reading short sentences.
This to build a free database (CC0 license) which will allow to build free speech recognition tools.

Nowadays, only tech giants provide this technology: Siri (Apple), Cortana (Microsoft) and Google Now (Google), but this essentially serve their economic interest, not ours.

Check https://voice.mozilla.org/

#en #free #speech-assistant

Reconocimiento de voz libre

El nuevo proyecto de la fundación Mozilla, Common Voice, le permite, con un microfono, recordar su voz leyendo cortas frases.
Eso agrega a una base de datos (licencia CC0) permitira crear herramientas de reconocimiento de voz libre.

Nowadays, only tech giants provide this technology: Siri (Apple), Cortana (Microsoft) and Google Now (Google), but this essentially serve their economic interest, not ours.

Empieze ya: https://voice.mozilla.org/es/

#es #reconocimiento-de-voz

RosarioSIS vs OpenSIS

A brief forking history

Here is an infographic comparing two open-souce and free Student Information Systems, namely OpenSIS and RosarioSIS.

OpenSIS vs RosarioSIS compare infographic 2018

Smartphone addiction

Your smartphone has you, do the test and see how much you are addicted:
https://nomasters.io/posts/dumber-phone/

Tackle notifications hell, time consuming games and videos...

Healthy tips and advices to have a phone you control, not the other way round!

Curious Facts about RosarioSIS

RosarioSIS curious facts 2 (compare curious facts, one year ago):
- Used in 30 countries
- Popular in Latin America & India
- Fully translated in 6 languages
- 60 downloads per day

Visit us at rosariosis.org!

School blackboard ABC chalk desk books

#en Hosting your free Student Information System, soon!

We're preparing a new hosting service: affordable plans crafted for your school.

Subscribe now at rosariosis.com & receive exclusive offers!

#es Alojamos su software de Gestión Escolar libre, pronto!

Estamos preparando un nuevo servicio de hosting: planes económicos diseñados para su escuela.

Suscriba ya en rosariosis.com y reciba ofertas exclusivas!

#fr Nous hébergeons votre logiciel de Gestion Scolaire libre, bientôt!

Nous préparons un nouveau service d'hébergement: forfaits abordables conçus pour votre école.

Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant sur rosariosis.com et recevez des offres exclusives!

Curious fact about RosarioSIS

Curious facts about RosarioSIS

As of today, and as far as we know… RosarioSIS is
- Used in 20 countries
- Popular in India and Latin America
- Translated in 6 languages
- Downloaded 20 times a day

Visit us at rosariosis.org!

Forum

Forum

#en RosarioSIS now has a forum! This space is dedicated to discussing about school administration and RosarioSIS use.

#es RosarioSIS ahora tiene un foro en español! Este espacio está dedicado a las discusiones sobre administración de escuelas y el uso de RosarioSIS.

#fr RosarioSIS a un forum en français! Cet espace est dédié aux discussions autours de l'administration d'école et l'usage de RosarioSIS.

Helpful Tips for RosarioSIS

Download and consult the new Helpful Tips PDF here. Learn how to remove a student, master student search, among other tips for the administrator.

Consejos útiles para RosarioSIS

Descargue y consulte el nuevo PDF de Consejos útiles acá. Aprenda como eliminar un estudiante, dominar la búsqueda de estudiantes, y otros tips para el administrador.

Conseils pratiques pour RosarioSIS

Téléchargez et consultez le nouveau PDF de Conseils pratiques ici. Apprenez comment supprimer un élève, maîtriser la recherche d'élèves, et d'autres tips pour l'administrateur.

In response to an institution staff who asked for a Google app development similar to the RosarioSIS discipline module.

Google apps for education

Don't take me wrong, I think Google apps are great, well integrated and reliable. They're even free for educational institutions. As such, an entire school and each of its students can have access to its email, documents and so on.

Problems

Now, I see 2 major problems: they are managed by Google Inc.

Yes, 2 problems:

  1. Google is a company based in the USA.
  2. Your school does not own its data.

To develop a bit:

  1. You are creating economic growth in the USA, not in your country as you rely on a foreign company.
  2. You are giving away the data, maybe sensitive information about hundreds of students to a company known to:
    • Not respect their users' privacy.
    • Give their customers' account access to the NSA, thus contributing to global surveillance.
    • Analyse your personal emails and documents in order to sell and show you back advertisement.

As a consequence, the students are also implicitly educated to think it is OK to do or accept the above.

Solutions

We believe free softwares like RosarioSIS are essential for education.

Self-hosting your own cloud and email services is not so hard nowadays using quality solutions like ownCloud or Nextcloud http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-add-email-to-your-nextcloud-server/

This way is not as easy but the reward will be double:

  1. You will host your school data, securely and respecting the students' privacy.
  2. This will serve as an example to educate the students about those topics.

We are more than willing to help you integrate RosarioSIS with the above mentioned solutions.

The internet and the web were designed free and open. We can choose which web we want to build, together.