Liz Gannes

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Got Downtime? Learn Something on Your Phone.

Two leading education technology startups — Codecademy and Coursera — this week launched their first mobile apps. Codecademy’s Hour of Code teaches the basic tenets of programming, and Coursera’s mobile version supports signing up for courses, watching videos and taking quizzes. Both are iOS only.


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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