August 23, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
Coursera: Opening Ivy League Universities To The Masses

Coursera features courses from top universities such as Princeton, Stanford, U Penn, and the University of Michigan. Over 640,000 students from 190 countries have participated in their courses, viewing a total of 14 million videos and taking over 6 million quizzes.

“Unsurprisingly, students like getting the best content from the best universities for free,” Daphne Koller said. Read More…

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August 23, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
Data Scientist Intro Education, 6,800 At A Time

The free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) drew a wide variety of students. A politician took it so he could better understand policy, and a nurse took it so she could go toe to toe with hospital administrators and researchers. A math Ph.D. from Spain signed up because he was teach a lot of statistics courses to earth and environmental science students, and he wanted to make his own course more interesting. Read More…

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August 23, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
Video | “IT’S FRIDAY” 7 Short Videos To Make You Go “Humm…”

Well, it’s Friday, so an excuse to watch some short videos that might make ya go “humm…” Watch Videos…

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August 23, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
A Radical Plan To Finally Disrupt Higher Education.

What excites me the most out of this plan is the idea of paying back student loans at a very reasonable %(percentage) of your income until it’s paid off.

This would allow you to do most anything after college and not be forced to get the highest paying job to deal with high loan payments. Read More…

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August 22, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
Video: How Foursquare Grew To 35 Million Users in 4 Years.

In this video, Crowley discusses how Foursquare has grown to 35 million users who have shared 4 billion check-ins, which are helping to power the startup’s increasingly popular search engine. Its location data are also powering a number of third-party services, from Path to Instagram to Uber. By Austin Carr of Fast Company Read More…

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