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    Wired: MIT Everyware--Open Source Education from MIT
    Submitted by Mark Luo; posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003

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    ``Every lecture, every handout, every quiz. All online. For free. Meet the global geeks getting an MIT education, open source-style.''

    An article by David Diamond:

    ``Lam Vi Quoc negotiates his scooter through Ho Chi Minh City's relentless stream of pedal traffic and hangs a right down a crowded alley. He climbs the steep wooden stairs of the tiny house he shares with nine family members, passing by his mother, who is stooped on the floor of the second level preparing lunch. He ascends another set of even steeper steps to the third level and settles on a stool at a small desk, pushing aside the rolled-up mat he sleeps on with one of his brothers. To the smell of a chicken roasting on a grill in the alley and the clang of the next-door neighbor's metalworking operation, Lam turns on his Pentium 4 PC, and soon the screen displays Lecture 2 of Laboratory in Software Engineering, a course taught each semester on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. `Here,' he says, pointing at the screen. `This is where I got the idea to use decoupling as a way of integrating two programs.'''

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