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10 alternatives to Moodle for e-Learning software, LMS Platform using open source/GPL

A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, and reporting of training programs, classroom and online events, e-learning programs, and training content. An LMS, based on the focus can also be called as e-Learning software, Virtual learning environment (VLE), Course management system (CMS), learning delivery platform, course delivery systems… Continue reading 10 alternatives to Moodle for e-Learning software, LMS Platform using open source/GPL

business · Integration · Making things work · Open Source

Moodle overview and feature lists 2.2 and 2.3

About Moodle Moodle (abbreviation for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is a free source e-learning software platform, also known as a Course Management System, Learning Management System, or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). As of December 2011 it had a user base of 72,177 registered and verified sites, serving 57,112,669 users in 5.8 million courses Moodle… Continue reading Moodle overview and feature lists 2.2 and 2.3

Internet · security · Technology

They sell your privacy! We don’t know who they are!

Reading a blog on Acxiom Corporation making billion dollar of sales having over 1,500  data points on half a billion people makes me think what future does a privacy free internet hold for us. On one side we want to see internet to be freed from government regulation, on the other hand we as a… Continue reading They sell your privacy! We don’t know who they are!

Sky · world

Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View

Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View, a photo by Saad Faruque on Flickr. Via Flickr: Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/7394700302/in/photostream/ A very different view of the earth right above the Arctic, you can see Europe, Asia, Hint of Africa, even the place I come from. Taken by Suomi NPP captured on its entirety from an altitude of 512… Continue reading Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View

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We decided on our emotions, do logic rules our emotion?

I read this article on emotion and decision making and how they are related few days back and this got me thinking. As the article goes “A few years ago, neuroscientist Antonio Damasio made a ground breaking discovery. He studied people with damage in the part of the brain where emotions are generated. He found… Continue reading We decided on our emotions, do logic rules our emotion?

Integration · Making things work · Technology

Body powered fuel cell to run a chip on your Brain

In the meantime at MIT researchers are testing out a fuel cell that runs on blood sugar (glucose). The fuel cell is fused with a silicon chip. This chip is for your brain. This can eventually be a part of integrated circuits. Glucose fuel cell idea comes from the 1970s, originally proposed to power the… Continue reading Body powered fuel cell to run a chip on your Brain

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How Safe is your password?

Managing and securing password has been one of the biggest challenges. Password leaks news on such a short span of time on linkedin, eHarmony, last.fm makes me think that, these events are gradually getting more widespread. According to Wikipedia: A password is a secret word or string of characters that is used for authentication, to prove identity or gain access to a resource (example:… Continue reading How Safe is your password?