I Know You're Smart - How Brave Are You?

You wouldn't be reading this if you weren't bright. Dopes don't generally take the back off the CPU and monkey around in there. But how much nerve do you have? Are you brave enough to forget about getting any kind of credentials from one of the greatest Institutes Of Higher Learning on the planet if they give you the education for free? If you're reading this, you've got the all the equipment and admission criteria you need to take courses at Massachusetts Institute of Technology:

Today, MIT OCW is a large-scale, Web-based publication of the educational materials from the MIT faculty's courses. This unique initiative enables the open sharing of the MIT faculty's teaching materials with educators, enrolled students, and self-learners around the world. MIT OCW provides users with open access to the syllabi, lecture notes, course calendars, problem sets and solutions, exams, reading lists, even a selection of video lectures, from 1400 MIT courses representing 34 departments and all five of MIT's schools. The initiative will include materials from 1800 courses by the year 2008.

There is no access to teachers. You'll have to find your own books. There are no keg parties. Just you and the screen. And when you're all done, you'll have nothing to show a prospective employer to prove you did the work.

Do you have the nerve to just know things, without a diploma? You know, like Einstein,Dickins, Ford, Franklin, Lincoln, Wozniak, Twain,Marconi, Hemingway, ...

MIT OpenCourseWare

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