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Mathieu Plourde

Revenue From Online Ed Is On the Rise. So Is the Competition, Moody's Says - 0 views

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    "While distance-learning programs are not likely to replace the traditional college experience for everyone, the rate of growth in online enrollment is outpacing that for campus enrollment. The market for online programs is crowded and relatively easy to enter, but traditional name-brand universities now claim a larger share of it than in the past. This means smaller institutions with less-established programs will struggle unless they can set themselves apart, according to the report."
Mathieu Plourde

Dear Google, the future is fewer people writing code - 0 views

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    "Jeannette M. Wing actually phrases it, "computational thinking" in her article on the subject, and writes that "Computational thinking is a fundamental skill for everyone, not just for computer scientists. To reading, writing, and arithmetic, we should add computational thinking to every child's analytical ability.""
Mathieu Plourde

Mobile Carriers Start Fulfilling Clarke's Vision of Free Global Calls - 0 views

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    "It was that novel and that conversation with a man who saw the future far more clearly than I that came to mind last week when T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced in a press call that starting on July 15, calls between and within the U.S., Canada and Mexico would be free."
Mathieu Plourde

Evgeny Morozov: Hackers, Makers, and the Next Industrial Revolution - 1 views

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    ""The employed craftsman can almost never use in his own home things similar to those he works on every day," she observed, because those things were simply unaffordable. Economics, not aesthetics, explained the movement's failures."
Mathieu Plourde

Can We Fix The Skills Gap? - 0 views

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    "Employers report frustration at not finding skilled workers; and, according to the Manpower Growth 2012 Talent Shortage Survey, 49 percent of employers struggle to fill jobs. Jobs wait to be filled - current job seekers just lack the right skills."
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