Wow! Is that the sound of a business model changing? [@Phil R: note I did NOT say 'paradigm'! LOL]
If you think education is more about learning than a piece of paper...
It's just 10 courses so far, but... (MIT has something very similar,etc. Check the "other ways" for the sick array of what's out there for free. And there are online communities to connect with if you want to make this less solitary. [@Brian Critchfield: At some point, you gotta share your Web 2.0 Thunderbird experiences...]
It's definitely a great time to be alive!!
p.s. some of you already subscribe to Lifehacker's feed and/or Lifehack.org... if not, worth a look.
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