Tag Archive for ‘edX’

Programming from Scratch

One of the things I’ve been trying to learn as I take free online classes is how to program. Programming logic does not come easily for me, and I can’t tell you why because I don’t understand why. I think I lack some internal ability, sort of like having no athletic talent. I’ve gotten college credit in C (I got an A, actually) and in formal logic as well (I […]

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How MOOCs are Changing My Life

In the interest of getting back to my purported purpose for starting this blog (that is, to get some brain exercise), I’m going to start posting some of the interesting stuff I’m learning — because despite my silence on here, I’ve actually been learning a lot. And I kind of want to share it. In March of 2012, I read this article in Wired magazine and immediately knew it would […]

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