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Education For All - Part One

By: Linda Lattimore

I recently spoke with Ellie Molise, one of the original four interns that helped create Collective Mind Matters, our “good news newsletter” that reports on the adventures, challenges and successes of social entrepreneurs around the world and applauds companies with CSR programs making meaningful contributions to their communities.  972 more words

Can MOOCs Offer Better Learning Opportunities To Nigerian Youths?

 At present, the Nigerian education sector is seriously affected due to poor and unstable governments and declining budgets. Several experts believe that education in Nigeria will keep suffering as long as the current conditions persist. 520 more words


Google taps Udacity to offer a 'nanodegree' in android development

Udacity, the brainchild of former Google roboticist and engineer and Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun, originally put college courses online as a more accessible way for students to learn via the web as opposed to going (and paying a premium for) college. 691 more words


Google Partners With Udacity To Launch Android Development Nanodegree

At its I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Google today announced that it has partnered with Udacity to launch a six-course Android development nanodegree. 415 more words


Machine Learning on Udacity

I really liked the Udacity course on Machine Learning (course link).  The instructor was the leader of the Google driverless car project.  Like the regression model course on Coursera, it is a good lesson on a data science tool. 6 more words

Lessons Learned


Massive Online Open Courses, or MOOCs, are something I have been exploring this past year or so. Wikipedia defines them as:

“A massive open online course (MOOC /muːk/) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. 369 more words


How would you perform unit tests in Swift?

This post is about getting started doing Unit Testing in Swift. Some could find it boring, but I actually appreciate TDD and the Warm Fuzzy Feeling one gets from seeing all those tests in green. 553 more words