Bill Gates Promotes Professor’s Online Course

"Bill Gates apparently listens to lecture podcasts while on the treadmill. That’s what David Christian, then a history professor at San Diego State University, learned one day when Mr. Gates called him in his university office, explaining that he had heard his recorded lecture and wanted to meet" | 0 Comments


The New York Times Joins Colleges to Create Online Courses

Felice Nudelman, executive director of education for the New York Times Company, says the publisher has developed its own digital-learning platform and is beginning to collaborate with colleges. “We did a course with Ball State University, and it just took off,” she said at the 2011 Higher Ed Tech Summit in Las Vegas. | 0 Comments


Gmail accidentally resetting accounts, years of correspondence vanish into the cloud?

"If you've got a working Gmail account, you might want to back it up every so often -- as many as 500,000 Gmail users lost access to their inboxes this morn, and some of them are reporting (via Twitter and support forums) that years worth of messages, attachments and Google Chat logs had vanished by the time they were finally able to log on." | 0 Comments

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