Twitter Updates for 2012-06-27

  • I have many problems with what Bill Gates says about higher ed, but he's dead on about the need to think strategically. #
  • It never ceases to amaze me how much different I feel getting off a business class flight. (Exception rather than the rule for me.) #
  • Now in my third black car service ride of the evening. This one unplanned. #
  • Still trying to grok the debate about @SlaughterAM's article. Is anyone still surprised that working parents have to make painful tradeoffs? #
  • @SwineWelfareVet Free online courses by Penn faculty like mine on gamification open to all, not just alums. #
  • Online lectures are to 21st century education as wire services are to newspapers. A step, not a revolution. #
  • America's competitive advantages are: immigrants, women, diversity, and education. Why are we attacking them all? #
  • @sivavaid Stanford presumably has equity & IP interest in Coursera/Udacity, so it may profit from a sale/IPO. Others, not so much. #