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Add free, open Innovation courses Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Designing and Sustaining Technology Innovation for Global Health Practice MIT non-degree Prof. Jeffrey Blander, Prof. Utkan Demirci Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate / Graduate
Inventions and Patents MIT non-degree Dr. Robert Rines Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
U-Lab: Leading Profound Innovation for a More Sustainable World MIT non-degree Dr. Claus Otto Scharmer Browser Start anytime English Graduate
U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self edX, MITx non-degree Dr. Claus Otto Scharmer Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship MIT non-degree Prof. Fiona Murray Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

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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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Nielsen, Michael. 2011. Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

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Jobs, Laurene Powell. 2015. Laurene Powell Jobs: Injecting Innovation into Intractable Systems [Entire Talk]. (Video, in conversation with Stanford Engineering Professor Tom Byers) Stanford University ecorner

Spohrer, Jim with Rhonda Baldwin (interviewer). 2012. Grass Roots Innovation Program GRIP- Dr. Jim Spohrer. Sheryl Chamberlain Youtube channel.

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Allworth, James. 2011. Steve Jobs Solved the Innovator's Dilemma. October 24. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Review.

Bates, Sandra. 2012. The Social Innovation Imperative. Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Carson, Shelley. 2011. The Unleashed Mind: Why Creative People Are Eccentric . April 14. Scientific American.


Duffy, John F. 2007. Inventing Invention: A Case Study of Legal Innovation. Vol. 86, No. 1, 2007. Texas Law Review.

Endo, Tetsuhiko. Joi Ito's Trends to Watch in 2013.

Fitzpatrick, Alex. 2012. FCC Chair: U.S. Needs ‘Spectrum Policy Innovation’. February 27.

Hecht, Ben. 2011. Revitalizing Struggling American Cities: Living Cities is working with five US municipalities to develop an ecosystem for solving urban problems. Stanford Social Innovation Review.

hype7. 2011. How Steve Jobs Solved the Innovator's Dilemma. October 25.

Ito, Joichi. 2012. Compasses Over Maps. July 26. Cambridge, MA:

Ito, Joichi. 2011. In an Open-Source Society, Innovating by the Seat of Our Pants. December 5. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Ito, Joichi. 2012. Innovation on the Edges. July 12, 2012. Cambridge, MA:

Ito, Joichi. 2012. Innovating Innovation. July 1. Cambridge, MA:

Ito, Joichi. 2014. Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist". Vancouver BC: TED Talks.

Kalin, Sari. 2012. [Connection Central: A champion of all things open, Joichi Ito sees the Media Lab as a platform for fast-moving, collaborative innovation]. September/October. Cambridge, MA: MIT News.

Kholsa, Vinod. 2012. Vinod Khosla: Maintain the Silicon Valley Vision. July 13. New York, NY:

Landis, Geoffrey. 2011. Neal Stephenson On 'Innovation Starvation'. October 05.

Lapin, Lisa. 2011. President Hennessy discusses the vision for Stanford in New York City. September 26. Stanford, CA:

Levy, Josh. 2011. Surprise! The Open Internet Spurs Innovation. October 4.

Lohr, Steve. 2012. The Yin and the Yang of Corporate Innovation. January 26. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Malanga, Steven. 2014. Smotherers of Invention: Patent Trolls, Universities, Big Companies: Exploiting the broken system. December 20. .

May, Cindi. 2012. The Inspiration Paradox: Your Best Creative Time Is Not When You Think. March 6. Scientific American.

MIT Media Lab. 2012. Innovators Guild: Detroit Scouting Trip.

Palfrey, John. 2012. Book Experiment #1: Intellectual Property Strategy as an iPad App (or, reply to Cody Brown). January 30. Cambridge, MA:

Palfrey, John. 2012. Book Experiment #2: Interop. June 19. Andover, MA: Phillips Academy Andover.

Palfrey, Quentin. 2011. The America Invents Act: Turning Ideas into Jobs. Washington, DC: The White House Blog.

Palfrey, Quentin. 2011. A Clearer Vision for American Innovation and Jobs. Washington, DC:

porsche911. 2012. Apple Versus Google Innovation Strategies. January 31.

Ratan, Aishwarya Lakshmi. 2013. Measuring Impact Through Field Experiments: It is important to remember that while all this studying is great, innovators should place a higher priority on helping people when some program or product is effective. Jan. 25. Stanford, CA:

Regalado, Antonio. 2012. The Most Important Education Technology in 200 Years: Students anywhere are being offered free instruction online. What will that do to the trillion-dollar education business?. November 2. MIT technology Review.

Revkin, Andrew. 2012. The Innovator’s Challenge: Moving From Idea Networks to Action Networks. February 14. New York, NY: The New York Times.

van Schewick, Barbara. 2010. Do we need a new generativity principle? – Comments on Zittrain’s The Future of the Internet (II). September 8. Stanford, CA: Net Architecture.

van Schewick, Barbara. 2010. Generative End Hosts vs. Generative Networks? – Comments on Zittrain’s The Future of the Internet (I). September 8. Stanford, CA: Net Architecture.

Seelos, Christian & Johanna Mair. 2012. Innovation Is Not the Holy Grail: It is time to move from innovation as an ideology to innovation as a process. Fall 2012. Stanford, CA:

Spohrer, Jim. 2014. How can universities win the race with ever smarter machines?. November 25. .

Tierney, Joh. 2014. How to Create a Tech Startup Scene If You're Not in Silicon Valley: Pittsburgh's success provides important and surprising clues. December 23. .

Tierney, John. 2012. What’s New? Exuberance for Novelty Has Benefits. February 13. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Verghese, Abraham. 2011. Abraham Verghese: A doctor's touch. TED Talk.

Watters, Audrey. 2013. The Myth and the Millennialism of "Disruptive Innovation". May 24.

Zuckerman, Ethan. 2012. Ethan Zuckerman: 'Africa's hackers are today's world-class tech innovators'. November 26.

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2014 Dissertation Award Finalists (top 10%). 2014. 2014 Dissertation Award Finalists (top 10%). .

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Bradley, Elizabeth et al. 2014. 2014 Innovations Conference. Cambridge, MA: .

Carlson, Curtis. 2011. SRI CEO Curtis Carlson's Keynote at Churchill Club Event, Sept. 16, 2011. San Jose, CA: Churchill Club.

Contee, Cheryl. 2013. The Innovation Intermission. Cambridge, MA: Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Diamandis, Peter. 2013. An Explosion in Innovation: Peter Diamandis identifies eight technologies ripe for major change. (1. Biotechnology. 2. Computational systems. 3. Networks and sensors. 4. Artificial intelligence. 5. Robotics. 6. Digital manufacturing. 7. Medicine. 8. Nanotechnology). New York, NY: The Wall Street Journal.

Doe, Kelvin. 2012. Self-taught African Teen Wows M.I.T.. Sierra Leone: MIT.

Gartner, Ulf. 2010. Walk on water (Liquid Mountaineering). Liquid Mountaineering.

Hockaday, Tim. 2011. ISIS Innovation University of Oxford. Oxford, England: Oxford University.

Ito, Joi. 2011. Innovation in Open Networks. October 25. Japan Society.

Ito, Joi. 2012. The World We Explore- Joi Ito, Frans Johansson Zeitgeist Americas 2012 - Clip. October 15. Zeitgeist Minds.

Jensen, Theo. 2010. Theo Jansen's Strandbeests - Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention Episode 1 Preview - BBC One. London, UK: BBC One.

Jobs, Steve. 2005. Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech 2005. Stanford, CA: Stanford University.

The Kinect Effect. 2011. The Kinect Effect. Redmond WA: Microsoft XBox.

Mayer, Marissa. 2006. Ideas Come From Anywhere. May 17. Stanford, CA:

Mayer, Marissa, with Erik Schatzker (interviewer). 2013. An Insight, An Idea with Marissa Mayer: A conversation with Yahoo! Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer on her breakthrough ideas on the future of technology. January 25. Davos, Switzerland: World Economic Forum.

Nerlove, Sara and Alexandra Medina-Borja,. 2014. Overview of Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity Solicitation. Cambridge, MA: .

Smeets, Jarno. 2012. Flying like a bird | part 14/14. ( Netherlands: Human Bird Wings.

Wilhelm, Olaf. 2008. They tried to make the world forget his name - Nikola Tesla the greatest Inventor of all time. Youtube.

Wurman, Richard Saul. 2011. I am the Tango: An Interview with Richard Saul Wurman. October 7.

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Harvard Innovation Lab Resources. 2011. Harvard Innovation Lab Resources. Cambridge, MA:

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MIT-NSF Workshop. 2014. MIT-NSF Workshop: Smarter Service Systems through Innovation Partnerships and Transdisciplinary Research. November 20. Cambridge, MA: .

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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.

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3D Learn. 2013.

Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012.

Alice. 2012.

Minecraft. 2012.

Edusim. 2013.

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Kaneva. 2014.

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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.

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WiloStar3D. 2013.

World of Warcraft in School. 2014.

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

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List of Wikipedias. 2015. List of Wikipedias. .

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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. .

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SDL Free Translation. 2015. SDL Free Translation. .

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

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

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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.

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