2017

pjfb.org

Yes, a new domain http://pjfb.org how super my initials. Makes an email address simple me@pjfb.org love it. I am currently taking two courses Digital Footprint with Coursera https://www.coursera.org/learn/digital-footprint essential stuff; discovered DuckDuckGo is a real search engine that doesn’t use cookies or logins. Learning to code with CodeAcademy, I know basic HTML but not CSS ao Read more…

By pj, ago
Coursera

Dukkha

The first noble truth states that “Life is suffering” or if you want a more diluted version “In life there is suffering”. The second noble truth says that suffering has a cause. What is the cause of suffering? It is attachment. When a close friend dies we experience loss, suffering. Read more…

By pj, ago
Coursera

Philosophy

The real thing can be viewed below. I enjoyed the course and learned stuff. Got a bit lost halfway through coz I was lazy running other MOOCs at the same time. Only doing one at a time now. The MOOCs are rich with brain stuff. I am having a terrible Read more…

By pj, ago
Coursera

Inequality the root of poverty

As part of the MOOC Critical thinking we were asked to create an argument.  Here is mine: Poverty is at epidemic proportions in a world where 30,000 people in the US have as much income as 2,800 million in the rest of the world Thomas Pogge Economist said in his Read more…

By pj, ago
Brain

New MOOCs

I have registered for three MOOCs . “Critical thinking in Global Challenges” will go live on Monday the 20th of January. (Coursera University of Edinburgh). Taking this course so I have a better idea of the direction we should be taking globally. “Good brain, bad brain: basics.” Course starts on Read more…

By pj, ago
2013

MOOCs How We Got Here

Taken from: http://www.elearnspace.org/blog/2013/11/07/moocs-how-did-we-get-here/ MOOCs: How did we get here? I’m at the Open Education conference in Park City, Utah. The conference is now in its impressive 10th year. I did a presentation following Andrew Ng (Coursera). Slides and video are below. The focus is on my early experiences with MOOCs, Read more…

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