Daphne Koller

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Name: Daphne Koller
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Educators swimming in techno sea without a lifebelt

If universities aren't careful, the future of higher education could be a nightmarish 'MOOC world' where there are fewer jobs for researchers and a scholar becomes a 'rare bird'. This was the scenario painted by Gideon Rosen, an American professor of ... [Published University World News - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

5 Women Named Ambassadors For Entrepreneurship By White House

Prosperous economies have steady streams of companies starting up and growing. Especially vital are the high-growth firms that market innovative technologies, products, and business models. These companies create the rags-to-riches path that has come ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Moore's Law Touches Education At Last—To Techies' Delight - Forbes

Most of Silicon Valley basks in the delights of Moore’s Law: that prophetic 1965 declaration explaining why computing power keep getting cheaper and faster at a breakneck pace. Education, however, has largely missed out. For decades, most of what gets ... [Published KPCB - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Names Khan Academy Founder Entrepreneurship Ambassador

The U.S. Commerce Department has announced the first group of members of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship, a group of successful business leaders who will act as ambassadors and have a dialogue with policy makers globally on how ... [Published India-West - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Education in a Global Era: The U.S.- Asia Connection

On  May 12, 2014 , Asia Society Northern California will hold its  11th Annual Dinner  at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco . The Annual Dinner is our most prestigious event of the year and is attended by over 400 Bay Area leaders in business and ... [Published AsianWeek.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 4 reports

Chobani Founder Named to New Presidential Ambassadors for Global Leadership

Washington, D.C. • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Monday led the first-ever meeting of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE), a group of successful American business people committed to sharing their time, energy, ... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Future of Online Higher Education to Be Discussed

- More than 400 delegates will gather in London next week to examine how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can help meet the world's need for improved access to higher education.The two-day conference, hosted by the University of London and co-organised ... [Published MarketWired - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Coursera hires former Yale leader as chief executive

Coursera - the educational technology company offering massive open online courses or MOOCs - has won powerful allies in higher education by persuading them that it plans to behave more like a university than an investor-backed Silicon Valley company. ... [Published University World News - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Coursera expands Russian reach of its online education

Coursera, a US-based online education site, plans to reach its already thriving Russian audience by translating its material into Russian, writes Diana Kulchitskaya for The Moscow Times .The California-based firm, which has five million registered users, ... [Published University World News - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Education in a Global Era: The U.S.-Asia Connection

The theme of this year’s Annual Dinner is . The transformation of virtually all aspects of our lives in the 21st Century’s increasingly globalized world has necessitated a revolution in education - a revolution that has not yet truly taken place. Many ... [Published AsiaSource - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 8 reports

Coursera names former Yale University president CEO

Coursera Inc. named Rick Levin, who was president of Yale University for two decades, as chief executive officer.The online course company is giving its founders, co-CEOs Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, different operational jobs.Ng will serve as chairman, ... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Daphne Koller, Coursera Co-Founder

From Scratch Host Jessica Harris talks with Daphne Koller, co-founder of Coursera. Coursera is a company providing online classes to the public. She also speaks with Fred Swaniker, co-founder of the African Leadership Academy. ... [Published NPR - Mar 21 2014]

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Educators swimming in techno sea without a life... [Published University World News - 13 hours ago]
The University, online [Published Yale Daily News - Apr 17 2014]
Moore's Law Touches Education At Last—To Techie... [Published KPCB - Apr 17 2014]
5 Women Named Ambassadors For Entrepreneurship ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 16 2014]
Moore's Law Touches Education At Last -- To Tec... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 16 2014]
Obama Names Khan Academy Founder Entrepreneursh... [Published India-West - Apr 15 2014]
President Obama Names Tory Burch, Reid Hoffman ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 14 2014]
The Decline of the Brick-and-Mortar Classroom [Published Common Dreams - Apr 13 2014]
Education in a Global Era: The U.S.- Asia Conne... [Published AsianWeek.com - Apr 12 2014]
Higher education needs creative thinking, idea ... [Published University World News - Apr 11 2014]
GSV Capital Corp. Provides Mid-Quarter Business... [Published MENAFN - Apr 10 2014]
Four Billionaires Named Ambassadors For Global ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 09 2014]
Pinnacle's Nina Vaca Named Inaugural Member of ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 08 2014]
Free data science courses from Duke, Stanford a... [Published Computerworld Hong Kong - Apr 08 2014]
Chobani Founder Named to New Presidential Ambas... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Apr 08 2014]
Obama’s new ambassdors for entrepreneurship [Published Washington Post - Apr 08 2014]
Online courses, gateway to limitless knowledge [Published MyRepublica.com - Apr 08 2014]
USHCC Congratulates Nina Vaca on Joining Inaugu... [Published Morningstar.com - Apr 08 2014]
Readout of the President’s Meeting with the Pre... [Published The White House - Apr 07 2014]
Obama Rallies a Dream Team of Entrepreneurs at ... [Published Yahoo! Philippines She - Apr 07 2014]
Meet the Commerce Department's All-Star Startup... [Published inc.com - Apr 07 2014]
Chobani founder named to Obama business panel, ... [Published Syracuse Online - Apr 07 2014]
Rich Barton, Reid Hoffman, Salman Khan and othe... [Published King5.com - Apr 07 2014]
U S Department of Commerce : Secretary Pritzker... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
Customized crowd-sourcing platform to localize ... [Published Prlog - Apr 02 2014]
Future of Online Higher Education to Be Discussed [Published MarketWired - Mar 30 2014]
Coursera expands Russian reach of its online ed... [Published University World News - Mar 28 2014]
Coursera hires former Yale leader as chief exec... [Published University World News - Mar 28 2014]
Ahead of Higher Ed: MOOC provider see new regime [Published Individual.com - Mar 27 2014]
Free data science courses from Johns Hopkins, D... [Published NetworkWorld - Mar 26 2014]
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Coursera names longtime Yale economics professo... [Published Venturebeat - Mar 25 2014]
Above: Former Yale economics professor joins Coursera as CEO Image Credit: Yale Coursera has just named Rick Levin, a recently-retired president at Yale University, as its chief executive. The appointment is a bit of a surprise, given that Levin ...
The attack on our higher education system &#821... [Published TED Blog - Jan 31 2014]
By George Siemens In the past few years, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become a lens used by educators, entrepreneurs, education reformers and venture capitalists to view the higher education system. They are now a proxy for our ...
How Coursera is bringing online education to La... [Published Venturebeat - Jan 30 2014]
Caption: Coursera founders Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller Coursera has inked a partnership deal with the Carlos Slim Foundation to bring high-quality and affordable online courses to Latin America. The news was announced at a press conference in ...
Why 259,969 people taking the same class at the... [Published TED Blog - Jan 30 2014]
“I sometimes look back at the TED Talk and I try to think of where we were at the time. We had four university partners, about a half a million students, 37 courses. Now we have more than six million students, more than 550 courses and 107 institutions ...
Coursera partners with Carlos Slim Foundation t... [Published The Next Web.com - Jan 30 2014]
Coursera today announced it has partnered with the Carlos Slim Foundation to improve employment opportunities by offering access to high-quality education at low cost or for free throughout Latin America. The initiative will entail a major translation ...
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