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Get inspiration; share your own! What is your #SaylorAcademy learning story? | http://bit.ly/1yLY2Yp #openlearning
Higher education is ready for radical changes due to skyrocketing costs. With one child in college, another soon to be, I think this is an investment in the future. Plus I use Saylor as an Extension for ongoing adult education. Richard S., USA. I am a disabled 50 year old lifetime learner.
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We have a great community of learners, but it can always be better: come say hello! | http://bit.ly/1Jlqf9w

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Free online courses and a human-sized community with #SaylorAcademy | http://bit.ly/1Da5g3M #openlearning #OER

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Isn't a C++ just a B-? Our CS107 course won't answer such silly questions, but will teach you programming | http://bit.ly/1HqR9NU
In the first unit, we will learn the mechanics of editing and compiling a simple program written in C++. We will begin with a discussion of the essential elements of C++ programming: variables, loops, expressions, functions, and string class. Next, we will cover the basics of object-oriented ...
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Want to run for the presidency? Polish your Public Speaking! Study free now: http://bit.ly/1DX56E7 #Election2016
The purpose of this course is to systematically examine the elements and factors which result in an effective speech. The textbook and associated lectures present an element-by-element examination of the essentials of public speaking while also identifying traits of the individual speaker and ...
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The great Michael Faraday was self-taught; catch up with him in our self-study course on Electromagnetism: http://bit.ly/1Hk9YCB

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The physics of the universe appears to be dominated by the effects of four fundamental forces: gravity, electromagnetism, weak nuclear forces, and strong nuclear forces. These forces control how matter, energy, space, and time interact to produce our physical world. All other forces, such as the ...
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Why just wait for the machines to take over? #BeTheChange with our Advanced Artificial Intelligence course | http://bit.ly/1HeE7Ez

"Hey, HAL, can you help me with my Tic-Tac-Toe program?"
"I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that."
"C'mon, just give me a hint?"
"Dave, this conversation can serve no purpose anymore. Goodbye."

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This course will present advanced topics in Artificial Intelligence (AI). We will begin by defining the term "software agent” and discussing how software agents differ from programs in general. We will then take a look at those problems in the field of AI that tend to receive the most attention.
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Cryptography is a big part of normal life in the 21st century; learn more with our free CS409 course | http://bit.ly/1HQqtXc

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Cryptography is essentially the science of writing in secret code. In data and telecommunications, cryptography has specific security requirements, such as authentication, privacy or confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation. To meet these security requirements, we employ secret key (or ...
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8 courses inspired by Earth Day | Saylor Academy http://ow.ly/LY88P
Happy Earth Day! Today is one day of the year when we try, if only momentarily, to recall that we are not just passengers on this “spaceship Earth“, but, indeed, its crewmembers. We offer no morals, no platitudes, no adjurations, just a short list of courses, inspired by this particular day, ...
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Happy #EarthDay! Our Environmental Ethics and Justice online course is free for all: http://bit.ly/1PDtJsg

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Are you an educator using Saylor materials in the (in)formal classroom? We'd love to know more! | http://bit.ly/1O8KaPc
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Get a clean foundation in Information Security with our free online course: http://bit.ly/1GDDgNm #infosec #cybersecurity
This course focuses on the fundamentals of information security that are used in protecting both the information present in computer storage as well as information traveling over computer networks. Interest in information security has been spurred by the pervasive use of computer-based ...
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The Saylor Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit established by Michael Saylor, the founder and CEO of MicroStrategy, Inc.

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