BBC: Harvard plans to boldly go with ‘Spocs’
If you’ve only just caught on to the concept of online university courses called Moocs, then you’re in danger of falling behind again. Harvard, one of the world’s most influential universities, is moving on to Spocs – which stands for small private online courses. Nothing to do with Star Trek and sombre Vulcans, but plenty […]
My Friends and I Bought an Island – Tynan
Via Tynan: As long as I’ve remembered, I’ve wanted to buy a private island. Having a random patch of land somewhere holds almost no appeal, but an island is totally different. An island is like your own little country, with complete control of everything within its borders. Check out his new island and story — […]
Restoring The Atleo River
Restoring The Atleo River from Mark Wyatt on Vimeo.
Suicide Prevention: How to Help Someone who is Suicidal
In April 2011 one of my best friends, Owen Thomas, committed suicide. I miss him more than words can describe. Earlier this week I heard another case of a Penn athlete taking her life.