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We live in a time of information abundance, which far too many of us see as information overload. With the sum total of human knowledge, past and present, at our fingertips, we’re faced with a crisis of attention: which ideas should we engage with, and why? Big Think is an evolving roadmap to the best thinking on the planet — the ideas that can help you think flexibly and act decisively in a multivariate world.
Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.
All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.
MIT OpenCourseWare is a web-based publication of virually all MIT undergraduate and graduate course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. Several disclaimers:
- OCW does not grant degrees or certificates.
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- Materials may not reflect the entire content of a course.
Open Yale provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College course to the public via the Internet free of charge. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.
TED: Technology, Entertainment, Design
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VideoLectures.net is an award-winning free and open access educational video lectures repository. The lectures are given by distinguished scholars and scientists at the most important and prominent events like conferences, summer schools, workshops and science promotional events from many fields of Science. The portal is aimed at promoting science, exchanging ideas and fostering knowledge sharing by providing high quality didactic contents not only to the scientific community but also to the general public.
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