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February 10, 2009

Academic Earth

This is a pretty cool site where you can find video clips of lectures -- the full lectures -- in a variety of disciplines from well-known universities: AcademicEarth.org

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Posted by joke du jour at February 10, 2009 06:35 PM

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Academic Earth is indeed awesome -- but you can't get any jobs based on the knowledge!

Best courses I've "taken" so far:
- Fourier Analysis (Brad Osgood)
- Evolution (Stephen C Stearns)
- Calculus & Linear Alebra for engineers (two courses by Gilbert Strang)
- Linear Algebra by Gilbert Strang -- watch the Eigenvalues one, JPEG one, wavelet basis one ... EVERYBODY is rusty on linear algebra)
- Financial Economics (Bob Shiller, of the Case-Shiller index ... has interviews with Carl Icahn, Stephen Schwartzmann, and David Swensen)

Posted by: volatile smile at October 30, 2010 12:04 PM

Academic Earth is indeed awesome — but you can’t get any jobs based on the knowledge!

Best courses I’ve “taken” so far:
- Fourier Analysis (Brad Osgood)
- Evolution (Stephen C Stearns)
- Calculus & Linear Alebra for engineers (two courses by Gilbert Strang)
- Linear Algebra by Gilbert Strang — watch the Eigenvalues one, JPEG one, wavelet basis one … EVERYBODY is rusty on linear algebra)
- Financial Economics (Bob Shiller, of the Case-Shiller index … has interviews with Carl Icahn, Stephen Schwartzmann, and David Swensen)

Posted by: volatile smile at October 30, 2010 12:17 PM

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