Liz Gannes

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Elite Online University Startup Minerva Finds Quicker Path to Accreditation

Pending approval, the ambitious online education startup Minerva Project has found a way to get university accreditation through a relationship with Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Southern California, which will allow it to matriculate its first class in the fall of 2015. The alternative would have been to wait until Minerva had graduated its first class, in 2019.


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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