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M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All

M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All

100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists. But thanks to the Internet and the generosity of many universities and online colleges, you’ve now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world in this list below. If you’re looking for even more amazing lectures, check out our updated list for 2012 with more talks from great minds. General

Introduction to Neural Networks CS-449: Neural Networks Fall 99 Instructor: Genevieve Orr Willamette University Lecture Notes prepared by Genevieve Orr, Nici Schraudolph, and Fred Cummins [Content][Links] 11 Tech Factors That Changed Education in 2011 Michael Staton is the founder of Inigral, which develops social software for student recruitment and higher education retention. Inigral recently brought on the first PRI as a venture investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and has been named one of the top 10 innovative companies in education by Fast Company. In 2011, entrepreneurs and startup activity sprouted up everywhere. Not coincidentally, the Bay Area, New York, Boston, Austin, Portland and every college town from Abilene to Gainesville is fostering young, eager minds. The millennial generation is proving it can create companies — and thus, jobs — that solve real problems.

30 Under 30 - Technology It’s all who you know. For Hammerbacher, that would be former Harvard classmate Mark Zuckerberg, who hired him as one of Facebook’s first 100 employees. Hammerbacher was the go-to data guy, analyzing volumes of personal and behavioral data with the help of Hadoop, a cloud computing software. He left the social media giant--"There’s a lot to be said for the mission of Facebook. It just wasn’t my mission"—to found Cloudera in 2008. His basic software is open source, but it’s knowledge he’s selling.

Open Resources For Educators OpenCourseWare (OCW) What Does That Mean? According to the OpenCourseWare Consortium, OpenCourseWare is "free and open digital publication of high quality university‐level educational materials. ... organized as courses.... [They] often include course planning materials and evaluation tools." 250 Free Online Courses from Top Universities Get 1200 free online courses from the world's leading universities -- Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now. Humanities & Social Sciences Art & Art History Courses

Laboratory Fundamentals of Synthetic Biology From OpenWetWare Syllabus Class Format Subject Browsing IPL -- Arts and Humanities -- Literature -- Online Texts26 resources KnowledgeRush Book Directory Large directory of popular literary works and historical documents available on the Web. Includes biographies of some authors and can be browsed by author, genre, or title. Subject: Literature--Online Texts;

Touchless smartphones and TVs could be on sale in 2012 19 December 2011Last updated at 00:25 By Katia Moskvitch Technology reporter, BBC News, Tel Aviv Dor Givon of XTR3D demonstrates how gesture control can work So you've lost your TV remote control. Again. OU Community Hello! Members of the OU community (that’s you) – staff, students and alumni – are scattered across the globe and our online content reaches just as wide. The OU has a huge presence online and we’re keen to build a relationship with you in the spaces you’re already comfortable with, as well as trying out new spaces together. We want our content to be accessible to all and that’s why we have thousands of hours of content freely available via YouTube, iTunes U and OpenLearn, much of which can be reused in a way that benefits you. (A small point to bear in mind is that the terms and conditions of the licences for each of these sites does vary and you can contact Stuart Brown if you want more details on this). If you use a social networking site to contact other students or to help your study we have some guidance about the OU policies that apply in that medium.

Synbio 2007 From OpenWetWare General Info Spring 2007 Instructor: Jay Keasling ( GSI: Jeffrey Dietrich ( The Online Books Page Listing over 2 million free books on the Web - Updated Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Search our Listings -- New Listings -- Authors -- Titles -- Subjects -- Serials More open access journals now listed here -- Blog (Everybody's Libraries) -- Latest Book Listings A Celebration of Women Writers -- Banned Books Online -- Prize Winners Online 50 Economic Numbers From 2011 That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe Even though most Americans have become very frustrated with this economy, the reality is that the vast majority of them still have no idea just how bad our economic decline has been or how much trouble we are going to be in if we don't make dramatic changes immediately. If we do not educate the American people about how deathly ill the U.S. economy has become, then they will just keep falling for the same old lies that our politicians keep telling them. Just "tweaking" things here and there is not going to fix this economy. We truly do need a fundamental change in direction.

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