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The Slow Web

Hibbs Notes:  This article is a jaw dropper, which is my “excuse for posting the entire text from this remarkable blog.  The Slow Web is as important to understanding the Web as understanding what the term Fast Food means to all of us. Read the rest of this entry

Mea Culpa

Re: Coursera Course Fantasy and Science Fiction — New Submission, posted to Coursera Sunday, July 29, 2012 Read the rest of this entry

Make Believe Captains Make Believe Voyages

Question One:  Can a make-believe captain, “voyaging” on make-believe sailing ships, accelerate the delivery of free universal education, worldwide?

Question Two: Is there any such thing as “free”? Read the rest of this entry

Celebrating Ben’s 300th Birthday

Here is how we celebrated Ben’s 300th birthday

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Universities Reshaping Education on the Web

Source New York Times, July 17, 2012

Universities Reshaping Education on the Web
by Tamar Lewin

As part of a seismic shift in online learning that is reshaping higher education, Coursera, a year-old company founded by two Stanford University computer scientists, will announce on Tuesday that a dozen major research universities are joining the venture. In the fall, Coursera will offer 100 or more free massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that are expected to draw millions of students and adult learners globally. Read the rest of this entry

Duke Among Schools Joining Stanford With Coursera Courses

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-17/duke-among-schools-joining-stanford-with-coursera-courses.html

Duke University, Johns Hopkins University and the California Institute of Technology have joined Stanford and Princeton universities in offering free online courses through startup Coursera Inc. Read the rest of this entry

Hibbs Passions

In this category, my posts will be “very personal”. The books I like; the people I admire, the web sites I visit, the photos and videos worth viewing. More later