Twitter Updates: 2013-02-15 to 2013-02-21

  • Skype now handles 1/3 as many international call minutes as all the world's phone companies combined: http://t.co/Sx81PLmD ->
  • Gratz to my RIT friends for the amazing new MAGIC lab on games, media & creativity! http://t.co/96N8fhlW @mamamusings ->
  • Considering launching a global crusade to replace #TGIF with #HSIF (Holy…). Who's with me? ->
  • Is it more surprising that few critics of massive online courses (MOOCs) have ever taught one, or that few MOOC proponents have? ->
  • My Wharton colleague @terwiesch thoughtfully explains Coursera using concepts from operations management: http://t.co/OmTyk6A8 ->
  • As if the health and ethical considerations weren't enough reason to cut down on meat consumption: http://t.co/IIHSfk7Z h/t @jowyang ->
  • Interesting project. We need more real-world spectrum data! RT @przemyslawp: Spectrum Observatory from #MSR. Neat. http://t.co/OBhn1EOz ->
  • UC Irvine prof leading a Coursera MOOC is replaced amid disagreements. (Comments on this piece are fascinating.) https://t.co/bntJairB ->
  • My brother @adamwerbach's collaborative consumption startup Yerdle launches in NYC on Thursday evening: http://t.co/GiQYJugP ->
  • What would a massively multiplayer online course (MMOC) look like? Or a Massive open online game (MOOG)? Well, the latter is an old synth. ->
  • Highly recommended. RT @lessig: on preparing for "Aaron's Laws": http://t.co/9oBEPTyY #aaronswarz ->
  • Good the NY Times is raising questions on online education. But wrong to view MOOCs as just more of what came before. http://t.co/BqlCKQru ->
  • We interrupt this Twitter feed for a special message to dynamic, spiritual Jews in Philadelphia: go to this event! http://t.co/ymX2NdDh5T ->
  • Fascinating discussing ethics of investment banking with 1st year MBA students. Glad they aren't the amoral monsters I sometimes read about. ->
  • A: calling everyone who registers for free & doesn't get a certificate a "dropout." RT @ddt: What drives 90% dropout rate of #MOOC courses? ->
  • True dat. What data should we collect? RT @NeilCromby: The data being created from MOOC learning is going to be fascinating. ->
  • Excellent challenge from this morning's minyan: compare relationship status and profile options on Facebook, J-Date, and Christian Mingle. ->
  • Another wave of MOOC network expansion. Just think what the numbers will be in 3 years.
    http://t.co/O5r5GP0kKT ->
  • Thanks @selenakyle for stopping by to talk gamification, MOOCs, and infosec! Other Wharton alums, don't be strangers. ->
  • As I prepare for my next session, I'd love to hear your creative ideas to improve the MOOC experience. Use hashtag #gamification13. ->
  • RT @whartonmagazine: On the blog: Prof. Kevin Werbach explains #gamification is actually an old business technique. http://t.co/w26WpQsu5k ->
  • Hmm. Clay Christiansen says universities investing in MOOCs b/c their leaders are now familiar with his theories. http://t.co/lA3lMBWt8Q ->
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