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The challenges of Open edX's large and complex codebase

The challenges of the large and complex Open edX codebase, as told by David Baumgold, a software engineer at edX, to Travis Kepley of Red Hat.Read more

choosealicense.com and GitHub's license picker

In a previous article , I discussed the complaints that have been leveled against GitHub during the past year and a half concerning the purported...Read more

Like a good student, edX finishes open source project ahead of schedule

Open source the university
Good university students finish projects by their assigned deadlines. The best ones submit their finished work in advance.Read more

MIT and Harvard launch joint education venture

MIT and Harvard launch joint education venture
Harvard and MIT recently announced a joint venture they are calling edX . Beginning in the fall of 2012, edX will offer free online classes to anyone...Read more

'Do you think other institutions will take advantage of the open source edX platform and join in? '

MIT and Harvard launch joint education venture
Harvard and MIT recently announced a joint venture they are calling edX . Beginning in the fall of 2012, edX will offer free online classes to anyone who can access the Internet. Both institutions are claiming edX is "not a Harvard or MIT lite," but it will be hosting content from actual classes at both universities. The vision behind edX is to extend both institutions’ commitment to improving education for everyone–including those on campus and around the world.Read more

OpenCourseWare All Grown Up: Hal Abelson at the RIT GCCIS Dean's Lecture Series

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The Rochester Institute of Technology Gollisano College Dean's Lecture Series established in 2003 was "designed to expose 'real world' experts to our...Read more

Webcast recap and recording: MIT OpenCourseWare's past and future

MIT OpenCourseWare webcast replay and recap
This year, MIT OpenCourseWare is celebrating its tenth anniversary . That's one full decade providing open access to more than 2,000 courses with...Read more

Should setting information free get you locked up? Aaron Swartz, JSTOR, and the theft of information

Aaron Swartz is 25 years old. He’s smart, tenacious, talented. And, in the view of the US Attorney General, a dangerous man currently charged with...Read more