An online hub for free university classes, lectures


bloom.jpgOn the new site Academic Earth you can watch lectures on physics from M.I.T., or catch a Yale history course on the origins of World War I, or see a U.C. Berkeley professor cradle a brain while she talks about human anatomy.

Backed by angel funding, Academic Earth aims to bring videotaped university courses and lectures to a wide audience.

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What the Web Knows About You (Computerworld)

Google and the Future of Books (NY Review of Books)

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