A 2011 Wall Street Journal article “Why Software is Eating the World”, by Marc Andreessen, asserted that software would continue to disrupt new industries, with the next targets being health care and education.
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Consistently ranking near the top in mathematics, reading, and science in the prestigious PISA rankings (the 2012 list, pdf) by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Finland already has one of the best school education systems in the world.
From the demise of lecture halls to the awesomeness of the patent system, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has thoughts on a lot of things.
Online education provider Udacity launched its Nanodegree program last year. Partnering with AT&T, the initiative’s goal is to help people develop focused vocational specialties in a short period of time. NOTE: Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry. For more info please visit davincicoders.com.
In early 2012, leading minds from Harvard, Stanford and M.I.T. started three companies to provide Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. They were open to anyone in the world with an Internet connection, no cost, millions of students signed up, and pundits called it a revolution. The technology was supposed to transform higher education. What happened?
Back in 2013 student groups from the design school at Stanford University started to take on an interesting question: what will an undergraduate education at Stanford look like at the turn of the 22nd century?
The tech industry is male-dominated, and big tech companies have spent tons of money trying to change that.
The digital currency and network protocol, Bitcoin, has commanded a great deal of attention lately. Money has poured into Bitcoin related businesses from investors, and many people believe that it will has the same disruptive potential today as the internet did in the mid-1990s. So what does education have to do with Bitcoin?
It used to be that if you graduated from college with no marketable skills but dreams of a safe career path, you went to law school. For three years and about $150,000. Now people skip law school and go to a computer coding bootcamp. For just three months and $15,000 or less. NOTE: Anyone interested in […]