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Michael Fitzgerald writes about the power of ideas and the people who bring them to bear on business, technology and culture.
Articles by Michael Fitzgerald
posted in March 2013
Here's how MIT professor Eric Lander's introduction to biology course is being turned into a massive open online course for remote students.
Some companies are installing visualization walls -- big banks of
high-definition screens -- to see the big picture on their big data.
Professors who teach massive open online courses predict they will bring down the cost of higher education -- but not all agree on whether MOOCs should offer credits.
Jim Knight, global CIO for Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, says the company's move to Jive as a social business platform is all about innovation and collaboration. Not required: sleepless nights.
Yale University's CIO discusses his career path, disruptive forces in education technology and more.
Public-private partnerships aim to deliver services that cash-strapped cities can't provide on their own. In Boston, pilot projects tackle energy, traffic and more.
At stake is the future of a free online alternative to expensive college textbooks, says open-source textbook maker.
Whether FCC Chairman Genachowski is reappointed or not, he says a multi-fold vision for making better use of wireless spectrum will proceed.
Microsoft has its own opinion. But do CIOs want to make Excel the analytics engine for the masses?