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Is Our Training Paradigm an Unbeaten Dead Horse?

Please accept this upfront apology for the use of the word “paradigm”, but until I can think of something more appropriate, I see no way around using it. 1,652 more words

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My Review of Coursera's Full Stack Web Dev Specialization Course I

In the past, I never been serious about sticking to a particular development stack.  I’ve explored and studied enough to realize what I was good at and what I needed to do to obtain clients and projects, which left me uncommitted.  1,527 more words

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Markov Models

These are excellent videos from an MIT professor. Don’t miss them.


MOOCs 101: What Could You Gain From A Massive Open Online Course?

I recently read a blog post from GradHacker suggesting some interesting ways Graduate and Doctoral students might use MOOCs to bolster their education. While the post itself is worth a read, the central point is that using MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) could be one way to refresh knowledge you acquired back in undergrad, or to gain new knowledge about a topic related to your field of study. 824 more words

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MIT has an innovative admissions program to expand its applicant pool

Ever since massive open online courses, better known as MOOCs, popped on to the scene a few years ago, their purpose has been up for debate… 277 more words