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Coursera: Free Ivy League Courses!

  • newUniversity of London’s Computer Science Degree Combines Creativity and Computing

    University of London’s Computer Science Degree Combines Creativity and Computing

    Whether you’re just out of school or high school and want to pursue a career in Computer Science or already working in the field and want to excel your skills and career, this programme will help you get there. The Bachelor of Science in Computer…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Jun 18, 4:38pm -
  • Duke Students to Support Coursera for Refugee Learners in Berlin

    Duke Students to Support Coursera for Refugee Learners in Berlin

    Since the onset of the Syrian war in 2011 millions of civilians have fled their homeland, creating the biggest refugee crisis since WWII. This summer, Duke University students will play a part in helping refugee learners who have been dislocated not…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jun 18, 3:38pm -
  • New Computer Science Courses from America’s Most Innovative University

    New Computer Science Courses from America’s Most Innovative University

    U.S News & World Report has named Arizona State University the most innovative school in America for three years in a row. Now on Coursera, their Master of Computer Science pushes the envelope in computing and covers cutting-edge topics like AI, cybe…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:53pm -
  • A Growth Mindset Can Reduce the Gender Gap in STEM

    A Growth Mindset Can Reduce the Gender Gap in STEM

    By: Alan Hickey, Vinod Bakthavachalam, Alexandra Urban and Talia Kolodny The challenge of expanding access to education is central to creating an equitable and thriving society. Yet, overcoming structural inequalities demands more than mere access. R…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:04am -
  • Coursera for Refugees Reaches 11,000 Learners Globally

    Coursera for Refugees Reaches 11,000 Learners Globally

    At Coursera, we believe that anyone, anywhere should have access to top-quality education. Across the globe last year, over 65 million people were displaced from their homes, due to conflict or persecution. In addition to refugees fleeing violence in…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 8:32pm -

MediaBistro - for Online Media Pros

  • How To Pitch: CleanEatingMag.com
    Monthly impressions: 1.5 million Updated: About two pieces of new content are published on the blog each week, with plans to ramp up production Background: Like its print counterpart, CleanEatingMag.com defines its mission as helping readers foster a…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Jun 18, 7:11pm -
  • How to Pitch: Greatist
    Monthly Unique Visitors: 10 million Background: There are lots of people who strive to eat healthier foods and live healthier lives. But there are also plenty of health and fitness outlets that tend to make readers feel badly if they’re unable to s…
    - 34 days ago, 18 May 18, 6:49pm -
  • 10 Hot Jobs in NYC
    “One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” -Tom Wolfe Ever dreamed of working in the Big Apple? Whether you’re a writer, photographer, marketer or publicist, the city that never sleeps is su…
    - 53 days ago, 30 Apr 18, 5:30am -
  • Hot Jobs in Chicago
    A city like no other nestled on the banks of Lake Michigan, home to Wrigley Field, the Sears Tower and Deep Dish Pizza… “If you don’t know by now, I’m talking ’bout Chi-Town.” From entry level to executive, take the next step in your pro…
    - 53 days ago, 30 Apr 18, 5:30am -
  • How To Pitch: Southwest: The Magazine
    Readers of Southwest: The Magazine are primarily business travelers, with vacation travelers running a close second. And since the tastes and interests of those flying Southwest skies vary widely, the magazine caters to its readership with an equally…
    - 67 days ago, 15 Apr 18, 1:07pm -

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TED: Ideas Worth Spreading

  • newHow Netflix changed entertainment -- and where it's headed | Reed Hastings

    How Netflix changed entertainment -- and where it's headed | Reed Hastings

    Netflix changed the world of entertainment -- first with DVD-by-mail, then with streaming media and then again with sensational original shows like "Orange Is the New Black" and "Stranger Things" -- but not without taking its fair share of risks. In…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Jun 18, 2:56pm -
  • How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod

    How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod

    The global refugee crisis is a mental health catastrophe, leaving millions in need of psychological support to overcome the traumas of dislocation and conflict. To undo the damage, child psychiatrist and TED Fellow Essam Daod has been working in camp…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jun 18, 2:56pm -
  • Technology that knows what you're feeling | Poppy Crum

    Technology that knows what you're feeling | Poppy Crum

    What happens when technology knows more about us than we do? Poppy Crum studies how we express emotions -- and she suggests the end of the poker face is near, as new tech makes it easy to see the signals that give away how we're feeling. In a talk an…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:58pm -
  • The surprising science of alpha males | Frans de Waal

    The surprising science of alpha males | Frans de Waal

    In this fascinating look at the "alpha male," primatologist Frans de Waal explores the privileges and costs of power while drawing surprising parallels between how humans and primates choose their leaders. His research reveals some of the unexpected…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 7:50pm -
  • Can home cooking change the world? | Gastón Acurio

    Can home cooking change the world? | Gastón Acurio

    When Gastón Acurio started his now world-famous restaurant Astrid & Gastón in the 1990s, no one suspected that he would elevate the Peruvian home-cooking he grew up with to haute cuisine. Nearly thirty years and a storied career later, the chef wan…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 3:30pm -