In 1999, President Charles Vest asked a faculty committee how best to use the internet to further MIT’s mission. Its revolutionary recommendation: put all of MIT’s course materials online for free. In 2002, MIT OpenCourseWare did just that for 50 MIT classes; today it posts materials for 2,450. And since MIT and Harvard teamed up in 2012 to launch edX, a free open-source platform for online learning, MIT has been offering a growing number of classes online.Now MIT’s expansive Open Learning initiatives serve both MIT students and learners around the world.
Geoffrey Hinton tells us why he’s now scared of the tech he helped build
“I have suddenly switched my views on whether these things are going to be more intelligent than us.”
Meet the people who use Notion to plan their whole lives
The workplace tool’s appeal extends far beyond organizing work projects. Many users find it’s just as useful for managing their free time.
Learning to code isn’t enough
Historically, learn-to-code efforts have provided opportunities for the few, but new efforts are aiming to be inclusive.
Deep learning pioneer Geoffrey Hinton has quit Google
Hinton will be speaking at EmTech Digital on Wednesday.
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