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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Puts 400,000 High-Res Images Online & Makes Them Free to Use. On Friday, The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that “more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly from the Museum’s website for non-commercial use.”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Puts 400,000 High-Res Images Online & Makes Them Free to Use

Even better, the images can be used at no charge (and without getting permission from the museum). In making this announcement, the Met joined other world-class museums in putting put large troves of digital art online. Witness the 87,000 images from the Getty in L.A., the 125,000 Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum, the 35,000 artistic images from the National Gallery, and the 57,000 works of art on Google Art Project. The Met’s online initiative is dubbed “Open Access for Scholarly Content,” and, while surfing the Met’s digital collections, you’ll know if a particular work is free to download if it bears the “OASC” acronym. In an FAQ, the Met provides these simple instructions. to save the image to your desktop or device. via Kottke.   Google for Education   This page explains how to set up Python on a machine so you can run and edit Python programs, and links to the exercise code to download.

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You can do this before starting the class, or you can leave it until you've gotten far enough in the class that you want to write some code. The Google Python Class uses a simple, standard Python installation, although more complex strategies are possible. Python is free and open source, available for all operating systems from python.org. Top Machine Learning MOOCs and Online Lectures: A Comprehensive Survey. This post reviews Machine Learning MOOCs and online lectures for both the novice and expert audience.

Top Machine Learning MOOCs and Online Lectures: A Comprehensive Survey

By Pulkit Khandelwal, VIT University. Everyone who gets going in Machine Learning (and Deep Learning) gets overwhelmed by the plethora of MOOCs available. Here, I try to give a comprehensive survey of such courses available freely on the internet. You can take this post as an complementary to this and this previous posts. I will try to highlight some important pointers such as the difficulty of the courses, the correct order in which these should to be completed, the right audience for these courses.

Another important aspect is the language and packages one use to implement the self contained assignments. It can also be the case that you have watched around five lectures and realise you can't keep up with the course because you are having a difficult time understanding what a pseudo inverse is? So, here are some of the best courses which I have come across during my learning journey: The 49 best free websites and apps to learn something new — Life Learning. The 49 best free websites and apps to learn something new Once upon a time, if you wanted to learn something, you had to a) pay a bunch of money, and b) go to a school or classroom, a place specifically dedicated to learning.

The 49 best free websites and apps to learn something new — Life Learning

Those days are over. Now, a profusion of apps, websites and institutions offer us a wider variety of (often superior) educational experiences than ever before- and we can access them from anywhere in the world, often for free. Web Based Courses. Brandieself added: 32 Innovative (Free!) Online Educational Tools to Try in 2015.

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Brandieself added: 32 Innovative (Free!) Online Educational Tools to Try in 2015

There are literally thousands of apps for that. Not to mention a wide array of other online learning tools. They’re not all changing education — but a few innovative ones are. Among the wide-ranging apps, sites, learning management systems, flashcard creators, and content archives, there are a few dozen that promise to make an impact on how students learn this year. Noodle’s team of education experts investigated the vast array of online learning tools to create this list of the 32 best, most innovative online tools that we think will change the education space in 2015. We spoke with teachers, tutors, and leaders in the space. We have grouped these 32 selections based on how they are making a difference in student education. Open/Free Ed Sources.

Information Literacy. Apprentissage. Research. Books & Journals. How to Think Like a Computer Scientist — How to Think like a Computer Scientist: Interactive Edition. Welcome!

How to Think Like a Computer Scientist — How to Think like a Computer Scientist: Interactive Edition

Take a tour, experiment with Python, join more than 850,000 other readers in learning how to think like a computer scientist with Python. (welcome) You can experiment with activecode examples right in the bookClick Show/Hide Code buttonOn line 7: change numTurtles = 10 to numTurtles = 6Click the Run buttonYou can do your homework right in the textbook.You can interact with other learners to discuss homeworkInteractive questions make sure that you are on track and help you focus.Codelens helps you develop a mental model of how Python works.Audio Tours help you understand the code.Short videos cover difficult or important topics.You can highlight text, and take notes in scratch editors This interactive book is a product of the Runestone Interactive Project at Luther College, led by Brad Miller and David Ranum.

There have been many contributors to the project. This book is based on the Original work by: Jeffrey Elkner, Allen B.

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