Stanford Courses Available via BitTorrent

BitTorrent, a peer-to-peer file sharing protocol, has been embraced by Stanford University in distributing its online engineering courses. Stanford Engineering Everywhere (SEE) launched back in September, offering its open courseware under CC BY-NC-SA. Thanks to Ernesto at TorrentFreak for the tip: “While some universities restrict the use of BitTorrent clients, others embrace the popular flilesharing … Read More “Stanford Courses Available via BitTorrent”

Two MIT OCW Courses Reach Million Visit Milestone

A long-standing provider of open courseware, MITOpenCourseWare reached a million visit milestone yesterday for two of their online courses: 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics and 18.06 Linear Algebra. The courses are two of MIT’s most popular to date, taught by renowned professors Walter Lewin and Gilbert Strang. From MIT’s media coverage on Lewin: “Professor Lewin … Read More “Two MIT OCW Courses Reach Million Visit Milestone”