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OKCupid owner will begin pairing teachers and students using newly acquired Tutor.com

Course Hero, a DIY Education Startup, Is Now Paying Students*

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*That is, if you complete a course on entrepreneurship and pitch a winning idea. In partnership with Course Hero investor SV Angel, the company announced a quarterly award of $5000 and the opportunity to pitch their business to SV Angel to one student entrepreneur. But let’s put that into context....
Course Hero, a DIY Education Startup, Is Now Paying Students*

20 Cool Tools and Sites for Tutors

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Finding different ways to educate and engage students can be difficult for any tutor. But you don't have to go it alone. There are many unique tools and sites online that can help you educate, communicate, collaborate and assist even the most challenged student. Here are 20 useful resources for...
20 Cool Tools and Sites for Tutors

Foxconn Allegedly Replacing Human Workers With Robots

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Foxconn has been planning to buy 1 million robots to replace human workers and it looks like that change, albeit gradual, is about to start. The company is allegedly paying $25,000 per robot – about three times a worker’s average salary – and they will replace humans in assembly tasks....
Foxconn Allegedly Replacing Human Workers With Robots

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as 'tutor' for Sony's Steve Jobs film

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been brought on as a "tutor" to coach Sony Pictures on its adaptation of the biography of the late Steve Jobs....
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as 'tutor' for Sony's Steve Jobs film

Udemy – Academy of You | Find and Create Online Courses – Teach and Learn Online

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Udemy is a website that enables anyone to create an online course. Our goal is to provide our teachers with everything they could possibly need to create a great learning experience over the internet. We’ve worked hard to build this site and we hope you like it. Everything is...
Udemy – Academy of You | Find and Create Online Courses – Teach and Learn Online

But it's better than TV

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At the local health food store lunch buffet, they offer stir fried tempeh.I never get it. Not because I don’t like it, but because there are always so many other things on the buffet that I prefer.That's why I don't watch TV. At all. There are so many other things...
But it's better than TV

Video Of The Week: The UC Irvine Conversation

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The Dean of the Computer Science and Statistics School (The Bren School) at UC Irvine is Hal Stern. Thirty four years ago in my freshman year at MIT, I was failing Differential Equations and Hal would tutor me as he watched the Celtics games in his room. With his helped...
Video Of The Week: The UC Irvine Conversation
For Mother's Day this year, stop being your parent's tech support
Princeton Review Founder Launches First Search, Recommendation Engine For Education

Woz Signs on to Consult for Sorkin's Steve Jobs Movie

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Oscar winner for "The Social Network" says the Jobs film won't be a straightforward biography, and co-founder Wozniak will serve as tutor....
Woz Signs on to Consult for Sorkin's Steve Jobs Movie
Woz hired by Sony as technical 'tutor' for Steve Jobs film

IAC Acquires Tutor.com To Add An Education String To Its Consumer Web Portfolio

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Media and Internet company IAC has pocketed (yet) another web property — picking up veteran online tutoring website Tutor.com for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition completed today, meaning Tutor.com is now an IAC operating business. George Cigale, founder and CEO of Tutor.com, will remain as CEO and continue to run the business...
IAC Acquires Tutor.com To Add An Education String To Its Consumer Web Portfolio
Take A Tour Of Tutorspree, The Startup That Wants To Help Everyone Get Into Harvard

Photo Tutor Teaches Basic Camera Exposure on the Go from Your iPhone [Downloads]

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iPhone/iPod touch: If you're interested in getting beyond automatic mode on your camera but don't have a lot of time, the free versions of Photo Tutor Module Lite 1 and 2 explain the finer points of aperture and shutter speed on-the-go. More »...
Photo Tutor Teaches Basic Camera Exposure on the Go from Your iPhone [Downloads]

Screenwriter Sorkin will consult with Woz to pen Steve Jobs biopic

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been tapped to serve as an on set "tutor" for the upcoming movie based on Walter Isaacson's biography Steve Jobs. Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin will consult with Woz on technical details related to computers, as well as personal details about Jobs himself. Sorkin is known for...
Screenwriter Sorkin will consult with Woz to pen Steve Jobs biopic
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as “tutor” on Jobs, Apple for Sony biopic

IAC acquires 14-year old online tutoring company Tutor.com in undisclosed deal

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IAC today announced that it has acquired online tutoring firm Tutor.com, which boasts a network of over 2,500 screened tutors who can do one-to-one teaching sessions with students on-demand. IAC did not disclose how much it paid for the New York company, which was founded by CEO George Cigale in...
IAC acquires 14-year old online tutoring company Tutor.com in undisclosed deal

Paywalls? Journalism students say 'we won't pay'

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Former US newspaper editor John Robinson, who now teaches journalists, writes about newspapers charging for online newspaper access:"As more newspapers move to paywalls, it comes clearer to me that publishers are attempting to use a band-aid to cover a bullet hole."To illustrate his point he relates an anecdote about asking...
Paywalls? Journalism students say 'we won't pay'
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