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    Deep Learning: the new electricity

    Have you ever used Google’s photo search feature? Type in ‘cat’ and it will pretty reliably bring up any cats in your photo collection.

  • Gentlemen, start your game engines: building addictive worlds
    Gentlemen, start your game engines: building addictive worlds

    Bad games can either make you throw your controller at the screen or inspire you to design better ones.

  • Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC’s The Walking Dead
    Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC’s The Walking Dead
    In 2014 The University of California, Irvine staged an eight-week MOOC on the sociological, scientific and ethical questions posed by the zombie apocalypse portrayed in AMC’s The Walking Dead.
  • The real Game of Thrones: mediaeval mythology
    The real Game of Thrones: mediaeval mythology

    Higher ed institutions are always looking out for ways to lure students into studying the humanities with courses based on popular culture.

  • Theeducators.com offer fast track Moodle course
    Theeducators.com offer fast track Moodle course
    One of the outstanding small business opportunities of our times is selling courses online, and one of the best systems to do it on is Moodle. The world of education is moving away from traditional college degrees, evening classes and correspondence courses towards a ‘just-in-time’ model in which learners pick and choose what they need to learn right now, and can get instant access to it.
  • The art of giving: Institute on Philanthropy
    The art of giving: Institute on Philanthropy

    ‘Effective philanthropy requires a lot of time and creativity - the same kind of focus and skills that building a business requires.’

    -Bill Gates

  • Animal Behaviour: why do they do that?
    Animal Behaviour: why do they do that?
    A lot of the time we think animals are funny or cute. But in reality that is just us projecting our human mindset onto them. The animals themselves are living out dramas as serious as anything we live through ourselves.
  • Legal code: Information Technology Law
    Legal code: Information Technology Law
    Net Neutrality. Free Speech on the Internet. Music Piracy. Governments snooping on their citizens. Who decides if all this is right, wrong or just plain murky? Who’d want to tackle the big ethical issues of the Internet Age: Wikileaks, Super-injunctions and social media, Edward Snowden?
  • Micro Masters: why employers love them
    Micro Masters: why employers love them

    Online university EdX was started in 2012 by Harvard and MIT. It’s a not-for-profit MOOC (Massively Open Online Course) platform providing free online courses to advance careers and improve lives.

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  • Learn to create electronic soundscapes
    Learn to create electronic soundscapes
    Synthesizers have come a long way since the Moog and the Fairlight in the 1960s and 1970s. Synth sounds are so commonplace now that to create new sounds, you need to know a few things about how they work, and learn a bunch of software, to see how you can push the envelope.

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