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Stefan Harmeling
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Very interesting, a virtual university: http://www.udacity.com/
Vincent Vanhoucke originally shared:
 
Exciting times for online education entrepreneurship right now. Sebastian Thrun is allegedly leaving Stanford, capitalizing of his successful AI class to work full time on an online curriculum:
http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/01/23/udacity-and-the-future-of-online-universities/

With these kinds of developments, it's not difficult to see why dinosaur publishers like Elsevier are gunning to grab legally enforced monopolies while they still have an ounce of relevance in the graduate education world:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/jan/16/academic-publishers-enemies-science
I would be in a position to sign http://thecostofknowledge.com/, but I personally prefer promoting a positive campaign supporting open access as a whole (http://www.researchwithoutwalls.org/) rather than singling out one publisher.
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