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Benedict Cumberbatch Wows in The Imitation Game

Will the man who played Khan win an Academy Award? Film Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game alan turing

Benedict Cumberbatch Wows in The Imitation Game

Will the man who played Khan win an Academy Award? Film Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game alan turing

Benedict Cumberbatch Wows in The Imitation Game

Will the man who played Khan win an Academy Award? Film Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game alan turing

How the Web Gives the Gift of Education to the Deprived

One of the more interesting aspects of the modern web economy is the ability for talented people to transmit their expertise regardless of their location. It’s meant things like Khan Academy have streamed their tutorials to millions around the world, TED videos have been viewed over a billion times, and MOOCs have made stars out of the best lecturers.

Debug 56: Laura Savino and Khan Academy

Debug is a casual, conversational interview show featuring the best developers in the business about the amazing apps they make and why and how they make them. On this episode Laura Savino of Khan Academy joins Guy and Rene to talk about...Show More Summary

A Former Googler Explains Why It's Critical For People To Learn To Code

Khan Academy is an online learning nonprofit company that aims to make high-quality education free for anyone with an internet connection. What was originally a one-man operation — former hedge fund analyst Sal Khan would make educational videos after work — is now a global initiative with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Google. Show More Summary

Arch of Titus video

KHAN ACADEMY: Relief from the Arch of Titus, showing The Spoils of Jerusalem being brought into Rome. Narrated by Dr. Steven Fine and Dr. Beth Harris.HT reader Yehoshua Rabinowitz. Lots more on the Arch of Titus here (scroll down) and links.

A rare survey of elite tech CEOs shows what inspires and frightens them about the industry

The Atlantic magazine opened up its rolodex and managed to get some of the nation’s elite tech CEOs to fill survey. Tumblr CEO David Karp, AutoDesk CEO Carl Bass, Khan Academy founder Sal Khan, and Y Combinator’s Sam Alton are among many leading technologists who took time to name their sources of inspiration and fear from […]

Dad makes video to sarcastically explain to his teenage kids how to load the dishwasher.

2 months agoOdd : Happy Place

This guy's like a Khan Academy for teaching you how to be a functional human. Will Reid, a very frustrated English dad, made a YouTube video a month ago to passive-aggressively explain to his teenage kids how to change a toilet paper roll. Show More Summary

Michelle Obama’s shout-out to Khan Academy

The Obama administration keeps expressing its admiration for Khan Academy and its founder, Salman Khan. Last year, Khan, who started the now-famous Web site that offers thousands of free videos for students in a range of subjects, interviewed Education Secretary Arne Duncan  about the future of education. (You can watch the video here or below.) […]

Michelle Obama’s shout-out to Khan Academy

The Obama administration keeps expressing its admiration for Khan Academy and its founder, Salman Khan. Last year, Khan, who started the now-famous Web site that offers thousands of free videos for students in a range of subjects, interviewed Education Secretary Arne Duncan  about the future of education. (You can watch the video here or below.) […]

Thursday links: a growth mindset

Quote of the day Salman Khan, “The Internet is a dream for someone with a growth mindset.”  (Khan Academy) Chart of the day Who said […] The post Thursday links: a growth mindset appeared first on Abnormal Returns.

Thrive15 aims to be the Khan Academy for small businesses, but can the middle-America site teach Valley-style methods?

5 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

If our Startups Anonymous series has taught us anything, it’s that nobody in Silicon Valley knows what the hell they’re doing. From raising funding rounds for the first time to learning how to hire and then fire, nearly everyone seems to be winging while to learn the ropes as they go. There’s plenty of bootcamps that have formed to furnish the technical piece of...

NASA, Khan Academy Team Up for STEM Education

YouTube education sensation the Khan Academy debuted a series of tutorials on astronomy and space exploration made in collaboration with NASA Thursday. The announcement at the fourth annual White House Science Fair made it clear that...Show More Summary

NASA, Khan Academy collaborate to bring STEM opportunities to online learners

NASA and Khan Academy, a non-profit educational website, has debuted a series of online tutorials designed to increase student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. The announcement of the new collaborative effort was made today at the 6th annual White House Science Fair.

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