Leading With Why
24 May 2014
| By Jiquan Ngiam
Up-leveling conversations and breaking down problems The last two years have been a whirlwind. We grew the Coursera team from the ground up to just over a hundred now, and it was a tremendous learning experience going from a small...
PyCon 2014: Coursera Edition
15 April 2014
| By Jon Wong
My love for PyCon (and Python!) started with a free ticket two years ago from the kind souls at dotCloud (now Docker). Now at Coursera, I owe a large part of my success as a developer to the wonder that...
What about the women?
09 March 2014
| By Emma Pierson, Chuong (Tom) Do
“Education is one of the most important means of empowering women with the knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to participate fully in the development process.” (from International Conference on Population and Development) Today, in celebration of International Women’s Day, we...
Why we love Scala at Coursera
18 February 2014
| By Brennan Saeta
Why Scala is Coursera’s primary serving language Coursera is a rapidly evolving platform for education at scale. Our Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, enable millions of students to take quality academic courses from top universities around the globe. In...