Month: December, 2011

The New Online Education

This year has been momentous for online education, with first Stanford and now MIT offering free online courses designed for the web.  Taking a number of cues from the Khan Academy, these courses are different from previous online offerings.  They are free to take and have no admissions requirement, in contrast to online classes provided […]

The Best Books I Read in 2011

For the last few years, I’ve kept a simple text log with some brief notes summarizing the books I read.  It’s been satisfying watching the list grow, and I am able to give much better answers when friends ask me what I’ve been reading lately! Mining that list, here are the best books I read […]