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The business model that is outrageous these days

Print PDF Massive Open Online Courses(MOOC) are pretty common nowadays. Knowledge can be shunned easily without going to any formal institute and best of all in one’s own timing. One of the Most popular MOOC is EDX whose motto is “Free online courses from the world’s best universities”. I was following EDX from its beginning as it was basically founded by MIT and Harvard, two of the most prominent institute in the USA and also have collaboration with other universities. Initially, it offered courses completely free, but as days passed the introduced Verified courses for a small fee and today…
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smartercities: These Smart Umbrellas Measure Rainfall Data For…

Print PDF smartercities: These Smart Umbrellas Measure Rainfall Data For Meteorologists (And Send It Back To The Cloud) | FastCompany A team of Dutch scientists wants to use the crowd instead, by turning umbrellas into mini weather-monitoring stations. Every time it rains, smart umbrellas would use sensors to detect falling drops, and then use Bluetooth to send a report to a smartphone app. As people walk around with umbrellas throughout a city during a storm, each app would send in data to a central system where meteorologists could use it to come up with better predictions. Nice from Tumblr http://ift.tt/1h8SleA…
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