Educate yourself for free!

Fresh from Venturebeat a great set of resources to help you get educated and informed on interesting technology concepts. Every year, Stanford records and uploads some courses in order to share their knowledge with the world. Here’s the blurb:

Anyone building a business, listen up: Stanford is offering 16 free, online courses for anyone looking to pick up a few extra skills. The courses include some technology and entrepreneurship-based subjects that could help you get that edge you need.

There are a number of courses that could come in handy for someone trying to start a business in the Valley. Here’s a list of what’s coming up this fall:

Machine Learning with Professor Andrew Ng, starting August 20

Cryptography with Professor Dan Boneh, starting August 27

Introduction to Mathematical Thinking with Professor Keith Devlin, starting September 17

Probabilistic Graphical Models with Professor Daphne Koller, starting September 24

Human-Computer Interaction with Professor Scott Klemmer, starting September 24

Introduction to Logic with Professor Michael Genesereth, starting September 24

Organizational Analysis with Professor Dan McFarland, starting September 24

Writing in the Sciences with Professor Kristin Sainani, starting September 24

Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 2 with Professor Tim Roughgarden starting in October

Technology Entrepreneurship with Professor Chuck Eesley, starting in the fall

A Crash Course on Creativity with Professor Tina Seelig, starting in the fall

Designing a New Learning Environment with Professor Paul Kim, starting in the fall

Finance with Professor Kay Giesecke, starting in the fall

Startup Boards: Advanced Entrepreneurship with Professor Clint Korver, starting in the fall

Solar Cells, Fuel Cells and Batteries with Professor Bruce Clemens, starting October 8

An Introduction to Computer Networks with Professors Nick McKeown and Philip Levis, starting October 8

All of these sound awesome, I’m definitely going to try a few.

Source (Ventureburn)

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