Liz Gannes

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Berkeley Aligns With Harvard and MIT’s edX Online Learning Initiative

University of California, Berkeley said today it would join edX, the nonprofit online learning joint venture between Harvard and MIT, with two computer science courses to be offered this fall. What’s interesting is that Berkeley professors are already teaching three computer science courses on another online learning platform, the for-profit Coursera.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus