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Month: October, 2012

How to get a Shuttleworth fellowship

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, the Shuttleworth fellowship is gold-dust for people interested in starting a venture at the cross-section of technology, learning, and “open”. Word seems to have gotten around and I frequently get asked for advice on how to apply, what “they” are looking for, and any other tips. […]

Too big too fail – One problem with MOOCs

Failure drives learning. Or rather, debugging drives learning. Not getting it right the first time, making strategic changes, and observing their outcome lets us learn. This is all second nature to engineers, artists, and poets, but it is the complete opposite of how most of education works. The path is more important than the destination. […]