Pentagon: You know what’s cool? A trillion-dollar fighter — from by D. Terdiman

From DSC:
Cool? Seriously?! Is this where we want to spend a trillion $$?  On more instruments of death?  Geez…

Instead, I wonder what the United States could contribute to the world by building multimedia-based, high-end, interactive, engaging, personalized/customized, online-based learning materials that are expensive to build, but inexpensive to access?
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Cap and gown learning on a shoestring budget — from by Jon Marcus


With novel credentials being developed and employers seeing the value of low-cost study based on open courseware, Jon Marcus asks if the bricks-and-mortar elite will end up on the wrong side of history


Cap and gown learning on a shoestring budget

Credit: Paul Bateman