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August 2012


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Inside the Hermit Kingdom: IT and Outsourcing in North Korea

Inside the Hermit Kingdom

North Korea has a sizeable IT sector. Some 10,000 professionals work in the field, and many more have IT degrees. They are already engaged in outsourcing contracts for other countries, and are keen to expand further.


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Will Massive Open Online Courses Change How We Teach?

Will Massive Open Online Courses Change How We Teach?

Sharing recent experiences with the massive open artificial intelligence course developed and conducted by Stanford faculty Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig.

 


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A System Is Not a Product

A System Is Not a Product

Stopping to smell the code before wasting time reentering configuration data.

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