Twitter invades online learning with new engineering training tool

Lauren Hepler, Aug 14, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes

This is becoming a trend. "On Tuesday, a company blog post by Senior Vice President of Engineering Chris Fry announced that the social media company has acquired open-source training company Marakana to launch a technical training tool called Twitter University." Worth noting is how an open source project became a corporate learning initiative, and how the transaction was completed after a period of engagement with the company.

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