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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald