Monthly Archives: January 2013

To follow what’s going on in Mali…

… odds are that rfi.fr is the best news media outlet to stay on top of what’s going on there. I’m quite curious to see how the situation develops, and in particular how long it takes for the security situation … Continue reading

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Approaches to online learning

I’ve played around with digital learning tools before, mostly html files designed to train new staff and to provide a resource for problem solving or protocol. I’ve also taken several correspondence courses before, and they all had some online component. … Continue reading

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Apple

I’ve been trying to figure out, since Apple won its case against Samsung this summer, how to bet against the median view on Apple shares say, 5 years down the road. Sure the overall market size continues to explode, but … Continue reading

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3D printing: Ringing in the third industrial revolution or merely a toy for inventive nerds?

Here is Tyler Cowen’s opinion on the matter, and here is that of the People’s Daily. If I had to take a side I guess I’d be more inclined to look to Tyler Cowen’s opinion on the matter over that … Continue reading

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