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The Global, Virtual/Digital, Open, Free, {potentially Degree- and Credit-Granting},
Multilingual University & School
where anyone can teach or take a class or course

  • Add or take a free, open Data course.


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  • Add free, open Data courses below.


Add free, open Data courses Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Advanced Data Structures MIT non-degree Prof. Erik Demaine Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Awesome Courses Awesome universities non-degree, so far Browser List of awesome university courses for learning Computer Science! English
Data Communication Networks MIT non-degree Prof. Dimitri Bertsekas (Contributor), Prof. Eytan Modiano Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Data, Models, and Decisions MIT non-degree Prof. David Gamarnik, Prof. Robert Freund, Prof. Andreas Schulz Browser Start anytime English Graduate
How to Process, Analyze and Visualize Data MIT non-degree Adam Marcus, Eugene Wu Browser Start anytime English
Linked Data Engineering non-degree Prof. Dr. Harald Sack Browser Start anytime English
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

WUaS Idea- and Academic Resources[edit]


Publish my article in a WUaS academic journal in this subject[edit]

Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

(WUaS's wiki, information technologies and criteria for this - informed by the WUaS academic journal subject matter - are developing, since you can already publish your article at or Research Gate - - or Spire - - for example); See Library Resources below at WUaS for further resources.

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(See also editable World University and School's 'You at World University' page:

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(See also editable World University and School's Museums' page:

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Wikidata:Wikiquote. 2014. Wikidata:Wikiquote.

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Brown, Mark. 2011. Culture: Personal info returned to UK consumers with 'midata'. November 11. Wired UK.

Citizens Connect: Making Boston More Beautiful. 2012. Citizens Connect: Making Boston More Beautiful. Boston, MA: City of

Conlan, Tara. 2012. BBC creates charter for use of web data. January 25. London, UK: The Guardian.

dcblogs. 2012. Vendors Take Blame For Most Data Center Incidents. February 29.

Haselton, Bennett. 2012. The Google Transparency Project Transparency Project. June 26.

How to make your own work open access. 2012. How to make your own work open access. Wikipedia.

itwbennett. 2012. Big Data's Invisible Open Source Community. March 1.

judgecorp. 2012. Nordic Nations Pitch For US Data Centers. February 24.

Li, Anna. 2013. Online course shows impact, importance of data-driven journalism. Sep. 13.

Manske, Magnus. 2015. Wikidata by country. .

Markoff, John. 2011. [ Government Aims to Build a ‘Data Eye in the Sky’]. October 10. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Markoff, John. 2012. Scientists See Promise in Deep-Learning Programs. November 23. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Markoff, John. 2012. Troves of Personal Data, Forbidden to Researchers. May 21. New York, NY: The New York Times.

The midata vision of consumer empowerment. 2011. The midata vision of consumer empowerment. UK: BIS - Department of Business Information and Skills.

Moe-Behrens, Gerd. 2012. Tool Tales: Leukippos – Synthetic Biology Lab in the Cloud. May 1.

Mydex and the UK government’s new midata policy. 2011. Mydex and the UK government’s new midata policy. Scotland:

Ohlig, Jens. 2014. Establishing Wikidata as the central hub for linked open life science data. Oktober 22. .

Pearce, Rohan. 2013. How Defence tackles the challenge of big data with machine learning: DSIC sheds light on how the organisation is employing machine learning to trawl through large data sets. March 13.

Pintscher, Lydia. 2015. Scaling Wikidata: success means making the pie bigger. January 3. Berlin, DE: .

Rayna St. 2013. Opening the Black Box of Governance: Alleviating Poverty With Data. April 5. Cambridge, MA:

Schmidt, Eric. 2013. Data Permanence. June 8. Mountain View, CA:

Shieber, Stuart. 2012. Open letter on the Access2Research White House petition. May 21. Cambridge, MA: Occasional Pamphlet.

Sparrowvsrevolution. 2012. Twitter Can't Keep Protestor's Data From Cops. July 03.

Tufte, Edward. 2012. EDWARD TUFTE'S BEAUTIFUL EVIDENCE. Chesire: CT:

Vrandečić, Denny, and Markus Krötzsch. 2014. Wikidata: A Free Collaborative Knowledge Base. Vol. 57 No. 10, Pages 78-85 10.1145/2629489. (Creative Commons' licensed). Communications of the ACM.

Who Has Your Back? 2013. Who Has Your Back? 2013. San Francisco, CA: Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Wikidata/Data model. 2012. Wikidata/Data model.

zacharye. 2012. AT&T Should Be Investigated For 'Fraudulent' Data Policies, Says PK. February 28.

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Jayaram, Malavika. 2014. Does Size Matter? A Tale of Performing Welfare, Producing Bodies and Faking Identity. May 13. Cambridge, MA:

Suber, Peter and Stuart Shieber. 2012. How to Make Your Research Open Access (Whether You're at Harvard or Not) - Celebrating Open Access Week. October 23. Cambridge, MA:

Vrandečić, Denny. 2012. Wikimania 2012: Technology & Infrastructure V: Data. Wikimedia District of Columbia Youtube channel.

Watson, Sara. 2014. Living with Data: Stories that Make Data More Personal. April 29. Cambridge, MA:

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BASE - 2012. BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine. Bielefeld, Germany:

Blue Button - Download my Data. 2012. Blue Button - Download my Data. Washington, DC: Department of Veteran's Affairs.

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals. 2012. DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals. Lund, Sweden: Directory of Open Access Journals

Food inspection data. 2013. Food inspection data.

Harvard Open Access Project. 2012. Harvard Open Access Project. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

IQSS Dataverse Network. 2012. IQSS Dataverse Network. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

The OAIster® database. 2012. The OAIster® database. (Millions of digital resources from thousands of contributors). Dublin, Ohio:

Tufte, Edward. 2012. Edward Tufte's Website. Chesire: CT: World Bank 'Data'. 2012. Data. Washington, DC: The World Bank.

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Subjects' Social Networking Sites[edit]


Wikimedia Commons[edit]

Wikimedia Commons:


DBpedia 2014 Downloads. 2014. DBpedia 2014 Downloads. (This pages provides downloads of the DBpedia datasets; DBpedia is a crowd-sourced community effort to extract structured information from Wikipedia and make this information available on the Web. DBpedia allows you to ask sophisticated queries against Wikipedia, and to link the different data sets on the Web to Wikipedia data. We hope that this work will make it easier for the huge amount of information in Wikipedia to be used in some new interesting ways). .








World University and School Links[edit]

Computer Science:


Database Systems:

Open Access Resources:


Web Page Design and Production:

Wikidata databases and ecosystems:

WUaS Information Technologies and Data Plan:

WUaS Navigation[edit]

New WUaS in MediaWiki:

Academic Advising at WUaS[edit]

Academic Press at World University and School[edit]

Academic Press at World University and School:

Access to Live, or Email, University Technical Expertise[edit]

Ask a question in a specific discipline, or find, for example, a Robotics' or Computer programmer, or Translator, easily and freely.

Additional Categories[edit]

Admissions at World University and School[edit]

Admissions' Department:

Flyer seeking degree-oriented, WUaS students: 'Quaker-informed World University & School seeks friendly, undergraduate students for free, online, Greatest Universities-centric, bachelor’s degrees to apply in the autumn of 2013, for matriculation in autumn 2014' - - and accessible here, also - WUaS holds open, electronically-mediated, hour-long, monthly business meeting on the second Saturdays at 9 am Pacific Time, in the manner of Quakers - email if you'd like to participate.

Digital and Print catalog

Assistive Technologies[edit]

WUaS plans to anticipate numerous developing assistive technologies for sight-impaired, hearing-impaired, and similar -

Assistive Technologies:

Blog at World University and School[edit]

Bookstore / Computer Store (New & Used) at World University and School[edit]

Bookstore / Computer Store (New & Used) at WUaS:

with educational electronics, as well; with musical instruments; value pricing ... 2% below market, consistently; available via mail and electronically;

Calendar (Schedule what you'd like to teach)[edit]


Join the World University and School Google + Group to add to its wiki-like calendar to teach an open, free class or course, converse about ideas, and jam (e.g. musically or theater improvisation): .


Career counseling:

Finding / creating a job you really love:

WUaS Job hunting:




Geodetic datums such as WGS84 or GPS

Geohash keys

... in a virtual world


Many thanks to each of you!

Please feel free to hyperlink your name to a location of your choice (or tell WUaS where to link to - Please do not hesitate to let WUaS know if you think that somebody (including yourself) has been forgotten, now or in the future; please include a URL, which is, of course, one main way identity created on the internet.

Digital To Do[edit]


Brainwave device / Headset

Broadcast to radio frequencies

Broadcast to TV / television

Create EMail group for page

Digital Text to Audio file format (Browse Aloud / Read Aloud?)

Google Glass

MIT OCW Mirror Site Instructions:

Oculus Rift


Publish to DVD


Send to phone




Free Degrees / Credit[edit]

MIT OCW Audio Video Courses:

Admissions at World University and School:

Conference Method of Teaching and Learning:

The College at World University and School:

Ph.D. Degrees at World University and School:

World University Law School:

World University Medical School:

World University Music School:

WUaS International Baccalaureate Diploma and Programme:
(beginning with United Nations' languages - Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, Spanish)

In Google Earth[edit]

Google Earth.

In Virtual World[edit]

(Search on the word 'lists' here, too:

3D Learn. 2013.

Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012.

Alice. 2012.

Minecraft. 2012.

Edusim. 2013.

Gifted 2013.

ISTE – SIGMS. 2013.

Kaneva. 2014.

Open Cobalt. 2013.

OpenSim. 2012. (

Open Croquet. 2012. and

Open Wonderland. 2012.

Primary Games. 2013.

Quest Atlantis. 2012. (

SimScience. 2012.

Second Life - Harvard's virtual island. 2012. - and teach, learn and share ideas - in group voice chat, or in group type chat, and via building.

SmallWorlds. 2014. 2014.

Twinity. 2014.

Unity3D. 2012.

WiloStar3D. 2013.

World of Warcraft in School. 2014.

Add a learning-oriented virtual world here:

Travel to this virtual island to learn building:

Item Number[edit]

Global ID and Multiple IDs - see

Bar code


Learning Networking[edit]

Teach and Learn using free Social Networking software to share what courses, etc., you find edifying, what you enjoy learning ....

About Me - World University and School -'s World University and School -'s World University and School -'s World University and School - ('This group may be archived').

Good Reads -

Google + Profiles - - Scott MacLeod -

Google + Profiles Company page - - World University and School -

Google Groups' World University and School -


LinkedIn's World University and School -

Quora -

Research Gate -'s World University and School -'s World University and School -'s World University and School -

Wer Kennt Wen - World University and School -

World University & School 'subject page' group

World University & School Share This

Yahoo Groups' World University and School:

Linked Open Data[edit]

Linked Open Data, Linked Data for artificial intelligence and machine learning, with a focus on privacy and security.

List of Wikipedias[edit]

List of Wikipedias. 2015. List of Wikipedias. .

RSS Feed[edit]

Save this page for download in the following formats[edit]









TV-Live Broadcasting[edit]

Broadcast to television

Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software to the web:

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Justin TV -

Livestream TV -

MIT UnHangouts -

Ustream TV -

Video Communication[edit]

Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software

Free video conferencing

iChat -

Skype -

Free, group video conferencing

AnyMeeting -

Google + Hangout - -

Meeting Burner - – up to 15 connection

ooVoo -

Paltalk -

sifonr - free communication -‎

Tokbox | OpenTok - API -

Vyew -

Web Huddle - - - Cloud HD Video Meetings -

Universal Translator at WUaS[edit]

Google Translate language:

Sugar Labs: Translation System language:


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Babelxl. 2015. Babelxl: the best translator. .

Babylon Online Translation. 2015. Babylon Online Translation. (Offering hundreds of dictionaries and translation in more than 800 language pairs). . 2015. .

Google Translate. 2015. Google Translate. .

SDL Free Translation. 2015. SDL Free Translation. .

Word Lingo Free Translation Tools. 2015. Word Lingo Free Translation Tools and Machine Translation Products. .

Select Video with Subtitles for Translation 2015. Captions, subtitles, and translations simplified. (Amara makes video globally accessible: Captions, subtitles, and translations simplified).

TED Open Translation Project. 2015. TED Open Translation Project. (See - - and - .

The "Universitian" Newspaper at World University and School[edit]

The "Universitian" Newspaper at WUaS

Wiki Software for Courses[edit]

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Wikidata / Bots[edit]

World University and School Licensing[edit]

World University and School - like Wikipedia with Greatest Universities' OpenCourseWare - incorporated as a nonprofit effective April 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, educational organization charity.

World University & School is a community of learners and teachers who value — and are themselves strengthened by — the rich diversity of its participants. In order to cultivate a flourishing teaching, learning and creating conversation in a diverse and complex world, WUaS welcomes all languages, students, families, faculty, board members, and staff with differences based on (but not limited to) race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, and economic background.

All content on this site is freely available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) - .

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