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Big Think | Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders

Big Think | Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders Today’s Big Idea What's the secret to good health? It's no longer a secret, and it's actually fairly simple, even as good health is something that is very hard to achieve in our …society today. According to Dr. H.

Sofia Project

Sofia Project Sofia Pilot Publishes Eight "Open" Courses FOOTHILL GLOBAL ACCESS, Los Altos Hills, CA--Content for eight courses is now available online for free through the Sofia open content initiative, thanks to the joint contributions of faculty, The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Foothill-De Anza Community College District, and can now be accessed at the Course Gallery. Learn more...
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About Wolfram|Alpha: Making the World's Knowledge Computable About Wolfram|Alpha: Making the World's Knowledge Computable Goals Wolfram|Alpha's long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. We aim to collect and curate all objective data; implement every known model, method, and algorithm; and make it possible to compute whatever can be computed about anything. Our goal is to build on the achievements of science and other systematizations of knowledge to provide a single source that can be relied on by everyone for definitive answers to factual queries. Wolfram|Alpha aims to bring expert-level knowledge and capabilities to the broadest possible range of people—spanning all professions and education levels.
Visualization Methods Exploration Visualization Methods Exploration Introduction Over at , Ralph Lengler and Martin Eppler have published this great Periodic Table of methods of visualisation. This displays around 100 diagram types, with examples and a multi-faceted classification by: simple to complex data / information / concept / strategy / metaphor / compound

University of Michigan | Open.Michigan

University of Michigan | Open.Michigan Open.Michigan is a University of Michigan initiative that enables faculty, students, and others to share their educational resources and research with the global learning community. Learn more ›› Find View and download course materials and educational resources, including lectures, syllabi, and assignments. Share Learn how to create your own open resources and share them on the web using our tools and guides.


A great university constantly expands its reach, working across traditional boundaries to grasp and meet the global community's most critical needs. This begins with sharing knowledge among colleagues, between departments, among schools and finally across countries and continents. Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of a new educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online. Index


The more we understand about science and its complexities, the more important it is for scientific data to be shared openly. It’s not useful to have ten different labs doing the same research and not sharing their results; likewise, we’re much more likely to be able to pinpoint diseases if we have genomic data from a large pool of individuals. Since 2004, we’ve been focusing our efforts to expand the use of Creative Commons licenses to scientific and technical research.

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Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
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What people are saying This innovation that we’re bringing into our teaching and learning doesn’t have to be invented course by course and university by university. Working together in collaboration, as we are, we can accelerate this process of bringing these strategies into our classrooms and into our universities.

Open Learning Initiative

2013 Internet Monitor Annual Report: “Reflections on the Digital World” Internet Monitor is delighted to announce the publication of Internet Monitor 2013: Reflections on the Digital, the project's first-ever annual report. The report—a collection of essays from roughly two dozen experts around the world, including Ron Deibert, Malavika Jayaram, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Molly Sauter, Bruce Schneier, Ashkan Soltani, and Zeynep Tufekci, among others—highlights key events and recent trends in the digital space:

Berkman Center

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Art and Technology « Digital Art For All STEM is the word of the day. Everyone from educators to politicians alike seem to agree that the U.S must focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education to remain competitive. President Obama has launched an “Educate to Innovate” campaign to improve U.S students performance in STEM.
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