- MOOCs in 2013: Breaking Down the Numbers | EdSurge News
- Daphne Koller: “MOOCs can be a Significant Factor in Opening Doors to Opportunity” | EdSurge News - Highlights how MOOC completion % #s a red herring. Skeptical re: biz models, certifications, breadth of reach, etc.
- PaaS and Three Cruelties of Federal IT - RT @asheshbadani: Great post by @ghelleks on benefits of PaaS and @openshift for government - love his IT as manufacturing analogies!
- Daring Fireball: 2013: The Year in Apple and Technology at Large - "There’s a nihilistic streak in tech journalism that I just don’t see in other fields. Sports, movies, cars, wristwatches, cameras, food — writers who cover these fields tend to celebrate, to relish, the best their fields have to offer. Technology, on the other hand, seems to attract enthusiasts with no actual enthusiasm."
- Goodbye, Cameras : The New Yorker
- Gordon Haff's year in the air - My year in the air:
- How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood - Alexis C. Madrigal - The Atlantic - "Using large teams of people specially trained to watch movies, Netflix deconstructed Hollywood. They paid people to watch films and tag them with all kinds of metadata. This process is so sophisticated and precise that taggers receive a 36-page training document that teaches them how to rate movies on their sexually suggestive content, goriness, romance levels, and even narrative elements like plot conclusiveness."
- OpenShift's Top 10 Posts of 2013 | OpenShift by Red Hat - RT @openshift: OpenShift's Top 10 Posts of 2013: Let us know which of these we should expand on in 2014.
- Dell "Beginnings" Ad - YouTube - RT @AndiMann: RT @gigabarb: Dell wants you to think of it as the feisty startup it once was (but really isn't any longer) < LMAO!
- Beyond the vanity statistics: What’s the real value for enterprise customers | Red Hat Stack - Beyond vanity statistics, @ChuckDubuque takes a deeper look at #openstack code contributions
- Rebecca Solnit · Diary: Google Invades · LRB 7 February 2013 - "The luxury coach passengers ride for free and many take out their laptops and begin their work day on board; there is of course wifi. Most of them are gleaming white, with dark-tinted windows, like limousines, and some days I think of them as the spaceships on which our alien overlords have landed to rule over us."
Friday, January 03, 2014
Posted by Gordon Haff at 10:51 AM