Still questioning whether college is worth it? Read this. – The Washington Post

Researchers at the center found that out of the 11.6 million jobs created in the post-recession economy, 11.5 million went to people with at least some college education. Of those jobs, 8.4 million went to workers with a bachelor’s degree or higher. People with a high school diploma or less education landed 80,000 jobs in the recovery, the report said.

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Not classy enough | The Economist

Online learning could disrupt higher education, but many universities are resisting it Mar 28th 2015 | …  WHEN MASSIVE OPEN online courses (MOOCs) took off three years ago, there was much concern that they would destroy traditional universities. That isn’t happening. “We’re doing a better job of improving job skills than of transforming the university sector,” says Rick Levin, a former president of Yale, who runs Coursera, the biggest of the MOOCs.At

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Two Views of the Post PC World – Automata Processor and TOMI Celeste, Part 3: Ray Kurzweil’s Crazy

Social ImplicationsClassroom teachers will be essentially gone. Those remaining will be the very best at delivering content and will be used to tune the courseware and online tutors.There will be a furious competition among the courseware companies to hire the best content creators and content deliverers.Tablet computers and technologies such as Google Glass-type products will replace physical textbooks.Physical classrooms will be essentially gone. Learning will come to the student rather than the other way around.

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