I thought some of you might be interested in this talk at Harvard Law School by the authors of the book Big Data: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University in the UK, and Kenneth Neil Cukier, Data Editor of The Economist.
Do you know about MOOC? Neither did I until recently. It stands for Massive Online Open Course, and the edX program, founded by MIT and Harvard, includes courses from a number of leading universities worldwide.
For those who were interested in yesterday’s post, this dynamic presentation by two Harvard researchers offers a further insight into the subject (and a few smiles too): What we learned from 5 million books…
The video is part of the TED project, “a community welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world“. The website has a mine of interesting videos, and many have been subtitled as part of the Open Translation Project – a fascinating way to gain experience for new translators.
You may also be interested in the original post here.