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RE: What’s up with MOOCs?

On December 20, 2013, Posted by , in Critique, Education, startups, tags , , , , , With No Comments

Got asked a few questions about the NYT article “After Setbacks, Online Courses Are Rethought” (http://buff.ly/1et8v0z) so I wrote down my notes. Would love to hear some of your thoughts too. Here are mine: 1. MOOCs are here to stay. A lot of investor money has been poured into it and many…

Will the next Twitter raise its money from billboards? (Probably not)

Since my last post, some month and a half ago, I have become quite acclimated with living here in Singapore. I have traveled quite extensively throughout my life but I have never spent a substantial amount of time in this part of the world – even when I fly back…

The Thing About Entitlement.

On May 27, 2010, Posted by , in Critique, Life, Reflection, Revelation, With No Comments

As Gladwell proudly states in “Outlier,” people who succeed in life understand the importance of entitlement – that one is given certain rights that one can wield by virtue of existence. Entitlement reinforces confidence and celebrates that “go to” attitude our society so eagerly applauds. It is, however, more than…