Top 10 Tools for a Free Online Education
SExpand It's easy to forget these days that the internet started out as a place for academics and researchers to trade data and knowledge. Recapture the web's brain-expanding potential with these free resources for educating yourself online.P Photo by Sailor Coruscant.P 10. Teach yourself programmingP Coding, whether on the web or on the desktop, is one of those skills you'll almost never regret having. 9. "MBA programs don't have a monopoly on advanced business knowledge: you can teach yourself everything you need to know to succeed in life and at work." 8. Too often, newcomers to Ubuntu, the seriously popular Linux distribution, find that their questions about any problem great or small is answered with a curt "Search the forums," or "Just Google it." 7. Nobody's pretending you can talk like a local without some immersion experience. 6. 5. We have to guess that having a giant, searchable database of free academic lectures was just too good an idea for two different web firms to pass up.
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