Coursera, which a dozen major research universities are joining, will offer 100 or more free massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that are expected to draw millions of students and adult learners globally.
Source: Washington Post | District of Columbia |
July 12, 2012
When someone calls 911, information stored in a previously created online profile — such as photographs, the presence of seniors or people with disabilities, or the locations of gas valves — is displayed on the dispatcher’s computer screen.
More than 130 communities across the United States have declared themselves “nuclear-free” in the last 30 years, most enacting measures rich in symbolism but low on clout that result in little more than a sign at the outskirts of town announcing that nuclear weapons are not welcome.
Source: New Jersey Star-Ledger | New Jersey |
July 10, 2012
While some social networking websites, including Facebook, ban sex offenders, state Sen. Christopher Bateman wants to clamp down even more by making them disclose their convictions as part of their profiles or face a possible prison sentence and a steep fine.