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Online Learning

For this entry I have to thank a fellow blogger who liked one of my posts. I decided to check out his blog and he is doing something similar to what I am doing which is learning and exploring computer science and web development. 140 more words

Web Development


It’s never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. 38 more words

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You Can Win on Both Sides of the Chalkboard

Not even ten years ago, all that came to mind when I thought about online courses was dodgy internet degrees from exotic places and online licenses from churches you’d never heard of so you could officiate at a friend’s wedding in the mountains. 1,089 more words

Virtual Work

IIPP P1W1: Rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock

Let’s get to the second week of the IIPP.

By the way, most of the numbering in this course starts from zero, as it is a convention to count from zero (rather than one) in computer science. 661 more words


How To Steer Clear of Online Education Scammers

The NY Times recently busted an empire of more than 370 so-called universities which were awarding fake degrees in exchange for greenbacks. The constituent pillars- which claimed to be universities- were subtly connected and run by a single mammoth self-styled software house in Karachi, Pakistan. 484 more words

Links Round-Up #5: Food and Nutrition(ism)

In this round-up: The links between food, nutrition, and health, and what you can do to understand them.

Kale-ing me softly

“No food is healthy. Not even kale.” 443 more words


In-Debt Education

This subject is one that does not affect the Greek reality (In greece undergraduate & graduate studies are free as we consider education an essential commodity like food and water, untill now at least) but still it is very close to my heart. 342 more words