Posts from the ‘education’ Category

University Of The People – Tuition Free Online University – Zap Your Career

Quoting from the site

“University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first tuition-free online academic institution dedicated to the global advancement and democratization of higher education. The high-quality low-cost global educational model embraces the worldwide presence of the Internet and dropping technology costs to bring university-level studies within reach of millions of people across the world. With the support of respected academics, humanitarians and other visionaries, the UoPeople student body represents a new wave in global education.”

This will be the trend in the future of education


UTube University – Design Of Experiments – From The Ground Up – IIT Madras – Prof. S.P.Venkatesan

Understand DOE from the fundamentals with a simple machining example.

I love Prof. Venkatesan’s style of presentation

Lecture-7-Design of Experiments

Lecture-8-Design of Experiments(Contd)

Check Out NalandaU – Free Virtual University – Time For Enrichment – Power Ball Your Career

Quoting from the site

“NalandaU is a free virtual university with the largest collection of educational videos (6000 hours) in over 300 topics ranging from Quantum mechanics to iPhone programming to business law to running your startup. We are also rolling out a educational platform to connect students and educators where students could get personalized tutoring services for specific lectures they are interested in.”

Check it out and enrich yourself at no cost.

The nice things in this world are free.

Future of US Manufacturing. Doris Taylor: Recellularized Human Hearts May be Weeks Away | SENS Foundation

Doris Taylor: Recellularized Human Hearts May be Weeks Away | SENS Foundation.

Will the Universities of the Future  be centers for manufacturing recycled body parts?

Doris Taylor is my new hero.

Why lament about manufacturing going overseas?

We see examples of cutting edge technology unveiled every day in the USA opening opportunity for High Tech manufacturing.

Is it a move from Desk Top to grow your own in your fish tank?

It is mind blowing to think of the future.

Revisiting The University Of The Future Under Creative Commons License – Learners TV

From SalKhan to Learners TV we look at the immense amount of free education available online.

Here is the link on Learners TV

Self education is the key to betterment in technology, science and the arts.

I sometimes wonder about the value offered by expensive, time consuming courses offered by universities for working executives.

Real education comes from pursuing areas of applied interest and testing out the theories in our dynamic workplace.


Data Acquisition on Android Smart Phones with Bluetooth

Modern day data analysis gets to be more fun all the time. Looking at the Six Sigma DMAIC approach, Analyze is the phase which comes after Measurement.

Modern day manufacturing relies on a predictive approach. You acquire data and analyze the same continuously to define the problem. So, in essence a problem is nipped at the bud.

Lets look at how this can be done on an Android Smart Phone.

Equipment Trouble Shooting, SPC et al

First start with some of the interesting applications on Android Marketplace as idea generating centers.

Go ahead and experiment. Before you know it you will be seeing trends and recommendations on your Android

That is Android University for you today