Twitter Updates: 2013-05-10 to 2013-05-16

  • I'm not an atheist like @RichardDawkins, but I agree he poses the right question here about God. We should listen to the atheists more. in reply to RichardDawkins ->
  • I had fun reading it! RT @audreywatters: Having far too much fun building this site http://t.co/DhiqZRSMHD ->
  • Coursera course ended yesterday; Penn academic year ends today. What to do with my time? (Oh wait, what I was supposed to be doing before.) ->
  • Now that Mother's Day is over, let's not forget to honor and respect mothers the remaining 364 days of the year. ->
  • & this is how I say you're welcome! MT @joseiogr: I bought this morning the For the Win book. This is how I learn more and say thank you :) ->
  • Thanks so much to my students for the #gamification13 tweets! Too many to RT now, but I appreciate each one. ->
  • Shareable: Happy People Share: A Q&A with yerdle's Adam Werbach: http://t.co/EGbfo76rT8 ->
  • "If you run headlong into the forest," he said, "you're probably going to run into a few trees." http://t.co/qS7qz5W13F ->
  • To me, the story about Georgia Tech online masters is AT&T sponsoring a degree program, not the MOOC angle. http://t.co/eGCAA1DPyd ->
  • I know MOOCs are all sexy and all. I'm a proponent. But I'm having a hard time seeing how this Ga Tech thing is actually MOOC-y. ->
  • Giving 40% of revenue to a software provider and taking $2 million from a corporate sponsor seems an odd business model for a university. ->
  • Perhaps this is the moment MOOCs fork from MODs (massive online degrees). ->
  • So if this Ga Tech deal works as hoped, Udacity gets $28 million for building a set of courses once? http://t.co/Y8EEOvsETm ->
  • I'm worried the for-profit universities (Phoenix, Kaplan, etc.), which MOOCs should kill, are best positioned to exploit the new river of $ ->
  • Aaah, but they haven't opened the mkting firehose. RT @yoURDATAisyours: "PHX & Kaplan have poor reputations for quality/cost/value vs MOOCs" ->
  • Hey, I still think MOOCs are on balance both good and inevitable. But it's time to start drawing lines and separate what's good and bad. ->
  • Fascinating stats from latest Sandvine global Internet bandwidth usage report. http://t.co/uow7wn311i via @gigaom ->
  • Thanks! He's found a talent. :-) MT @multisensorymel: your son's #minecraft danceclub is the greatest #minecraft danceclub evar :-) ->
  • I signed up for Videogames and Learning from @uwmadison on @Coursera! https://t.co/j4iF8pCPU2 #videogameslearning ->
  • Some epic temporal confusion in this ad! RT @Kaplan_Univ: Our curriculum replicates what students will do in the careers they are pursuing. in reply to Kaplan_Univ ->
  • I must say, though, it would have been fun in college to replicate my future career as a college professor…. ->