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Why Indeed?

Stephen Downes points to a long thread of comments at Slashdot responding to the recent court decision in favor of Blackboard’s patent suit with Desire2Learn.

The discussion starts with “why the hell would anybody want to infringe on their patents? It’s a really horrible design and interface.” and heads downhill from there.

We have far too much experience with that “horrible design and interface” around here since our overly-large school district has been paying big bucks to Blackboard for more than five years.

blackboard, interface, ugly

1 Comment

  1. Leland

    You should check out Desire2Learn then… their product blows away everything else out there. Nothing like BeBored (BB).

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