Coursera Review: The MOOC Experience

November 23, 2014

Nearly three months ago I disappeared from public life. And the reason is Coursera. One of my pet obsessions these days is the microbiome and when co-founder of American Gut, Rob Knight, announced that they were organizing a class on the microbiome I knew I had to be there. It was to be hosted by …

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Autodidacticism: Self-Learning for Success

November 19, 2014

All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten? Hogwash. Everything I really needed to know about life, I learned outside of formal schooling. One secret the most successful and most interesting people know is that studying and learning does not end the day you finish K-12, college, or however far you made it …

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