Team Coko posts

Good Luck Carly!

It is with mixed emotions that we announce Carly Strasser will be moving on from Coko this month. She joined Coko last December as the Director of Strategic Development and has helped align Coko’s communications with its mission and vision. We are thrilled for Carly, however, for having found her dream job in data strategy!…

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Focus on Aperture

On June 18, at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting in Singapore, the Publishing Roundtable will solicit feedback from attendees on Aperture, the organization’s new publishing platform expected to release in 2019. More than a platform, Aperture aims to rethink the ‘norms’ associated with communicating academic research, bringing transparency and interactivity to the publishing…

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Heather Joseph & Tim O’Reilly Join Coko Advisory Board

We are delighted to announce that we have two new members joining our Advisory Board: Heather Joseph and Tim O’Reilly. As part of our commitment to being community-driven, we have a board of advisors that help inform Coko’s current and future directions. Heather Joseph is the Executive Director for SPARC, a global coalition committed to…

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Engage with Editoria: How to get involved with the community

Note: This post was originally published on editoria.pub. Editoria is powered by Coko technology. There has never been a tool quite like Editoria. Several elements make Editoria unique, setting it far apart from open and proprietary tools that came before it. It was designed by subject matter experts and actual users! And the ability to…

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At the Coko Meet

Global Coko team members and friends converged on Athens, Greece last week to share updates, participate in breakout workstreams, and enjoy eachother’s company. The meet convened team members from South Africa, New Zealand, Europe, and both coasts of North America, for three days of presentations, discussion, and significant fun. This is the third such meeting…

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Coko is seeking one or more Node.js / React Developers

We are seeking one or more talented Node,js / React developer(s) to work with us on improving scholarly / scientific publishing forever. Coko is looking for individuals with 2+ years of programming experience. You can be located anywhere in the world as long as good bandwidth and infrastructure uptime are available. Financial compensation to be…

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Carly Strasser joining Coko!

Last spring Adam and Kristen did some strategic planning and realized that building community is a top priority. Open source software development done in isolation usually fails. Coko is taking a community-driven software approach that engages the wider stakeholders from design through implementation. We began a search to find the best person to work with…

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Making decisions in a small team and keeping it fun

At Coko we’re a small but very productive team. On the technical side, there are a lot of decisions to make that can affect everyone. These range from the small, such as what styles to apply to a radio button, to the large, more along the lines of “which software do we use to manage…

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Italics, Buenos Aires and Coko?

Part of the identity of The Collaborative Knowledge Foundation is the use of the free, libre and open source typeface called Montserrat. This typeface which is often compared to Proxima Nova for it’s charming utility, is a useful typeface, loved by many web and UI designers. We chose for the Montserrat typeface for its geometric but…

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Coko Celebrates Year One

It is just over one year since Coko was formed and it’s been an amazing ride. We started with just two people (Adam and Kristen), a bold idea and not a lot of funds. The Coko team is now a fulltime team of 9 and a host of talented part-timers. We have two Open Source frameworks for…

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