Updated: Sat, Aug 03 2013. 01 29 AM IST Massive online open courses (MOOCs) are revolutionizing the education space, racking up students all over the world in the millions. EdX, a joint venture of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University and one of the pioneers of the movement, was set up in May last year with an initial investment of $60 million and has more than a million students for its free courses. Indians constitute the second largest group of students after the US. Learn anytime, anywhere and largely for free: Anant Agarwal
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A curatedcommunityblogA community discussion boardA source of edited rationality materials ... And a promoter of regular meetups around the world. Less Wrong is: In the past four decades, behavioral economists and cognitive psychologists have discovered many cognitive biases human brains fall prey to when thinking and deciding. Less Wrong is an online community for people who want to apply the discovery of biases like the conjunction fallacy, the affect heuristic, and scope insensitivity in order to fix their own thinking. Bayesian reasoning offers a way to improve on the native human reasoning style.