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Coursera: Free Ivy League Courses!

  • Fahim Discovers his Passion for Programming
    Fahim is a student in Dhaka, Bangladesh and after taking Introduction to HTML5 on Coursera, he discovered his passion for programming and hasn’t looked back. Read his story: After graduating from high school I was unsure about what subject to study…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 6:39pm -
  • Continuous Training Can Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap
    Major online security breaches and data leaks have been making alarming headlines and dominating conversations among technology leaders in the past few years. At Coursera, we hear from learning and development leaders who are eager to help their tech…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 2:01am -
  • Web Applications for Everybody: A Conversation with Dr. Chuck
    Dr. Chuck has reached over a million learners from across the world with Coursera. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Information, where he teaches various technology-oriented courses including programming, d…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 7:49pm -
  • Why Get Your Masters with HEC Paris?
    You can now earn your Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree on Coursera from HEC Paris. The program is a flexible online degree that will meet the specific needs of business leaders in charge of strategic innovation, entrepreneurs, and as…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 6:18pm -
  • Why Everyone Should Learn Sales: A Conversation with Ellen Zehntner from HubSpot
    Ellen Zehntner is a sales manager at HubSpot and helps lead and develop the small business sales organization. She co-teaches the Sales Training: Techniques for a Human-Centric Sales Process course on Coursera. She has been in sales for 10 years and…
    - 11 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 10:18pm -

MediaBistro - for Online Media Pros

  • Q&A with Executive Video Producer Liza Glucoft
    Recently named Executive Producer of Programming at AwesomenessTV, Liza Glucoft had her finger on the pulse of the digital marketplace before most people knew it even existed. She was one of the first employees at Who What Wear working in video and…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 9:16pm -
  • Great Administrative & Executive Assistant Jobs
    Looking to get your foot in the media world? Or do you specialize in running offices, planning, scheduling, bookkeeping and organizing? If so, you’re in luck! From entry-level to executive assistant, check out this list of the top new available adm…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 6:30am -
  • How to Pitch: One West Magazine
    Circulation: 25,000 Frequency: Quarterly Special issues: None Background: Readers who are eager to know all about what’s going on in the hip-hop and R&B music scenes have been flocking to both the print and digital editions of One West Magazine for…
    - 10 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 6:54pm -
  • Hot Jobs for Digital Designers
    “Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries.”-  Neville Brody From graphic design to interactive design and beyond, we’ve sorted through all of our jobs postings and gathered the top 15 new jobs openings from the digital des…
    - 17 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 6:30am -
  • How a Career Shift Launched Jennifer Betts to the Top of the PR World
    Jennifer Betts is the quintessential Los Angeles publicist—producing glitzy red carpet events and networking with celebrities. Her firm, Innovative PR, handles lifestyle brands across industries including beauty (Philosophy, Beautycon, NYX), fashio…
    - 19 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 6:30am -

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TED: Ideas Worth Spreading

  • An interview with the Queen of Creole Cuisine | Leah Chase and Pat Mitchell

    An interview with the Queen of Creole Cuisine | Leah Chase and Pat Mitchell

    Leah Chase's New Orleans restaurant Dooky Chase changed the course of American history over gumbo and fried chicken. During the civil rights movement, it was a place where white and black people came together, where activists planned protests and whe…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • How can groups make good decisions? | Mariano Sigman and Dan Ariely

    How can groups make good decisions? | Mariano Sigman and Dan Ariely

    We all know that when we make decisions in groups, they don't always go right -- and sometimes they go very wrong. How can groups make good decisions? With his colleague Dan Ariely, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman has been inquiring into how we interac…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:58pm -
  • Activism needs introverts | Sarah Corbett

    Activism needs introverts | Sarah Corbett

    For the introverts among us, traditional forms activism like marches, protests and door-to-door canvassing can be intimidating and stressful. Take it from Sarah Corbett, a former professional campaigner and self-proclaimed introvert. She introduces u…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google manipulate our emotions | Scott Galloway

    How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google manipulate our emotions | Scott Galloway

    The combined market capitalization of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google is now equivalent to the GDP of India. How did these four companies come to infiltrate our lives so completely? In a spectacular rant, Scott Galloway shares insights and eye-ope…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 3:33pm -
  • The hidden opportunities of the informal economy | Niti Bhan

    The hidden opportunities of the informal economy | Niti Bhan

    Niti Bhan studies business strategy for Africa's informal markets: the small shops and stands, skilled craftspeople and laborers who are the invisible engine that keeps the continent's economy running. It's tempting to think of these workers as tax-d…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 4:03pm -