Liz Gannes

Recent Posts by Liz Gannes

Google and EdX to Launch a UGC MOOC Site Next Year

Google and edX are teaming up for an open-source massive open online course site,, that in 2014 will allow anyone to create and post courses. The initiative from Google comes out of the company’s research group, and brings two of the stronger brand names in the biz into partnership in the rapidly-crowding online education space. Elite universities will continue to contribute to a separate MOOC site,

Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

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