The technically in-depth continuation of the Cloud computing specialization, adding new special case topics in addition to its foundational material.
ChinaX Complete Institution: HarvardX (edX) Date: November 11, 2013 - March 20, 2015 Bio: Since I first reviewed this course, ChinaX has now finally released the 10th module of its first iteration. Spanning 50 weeks of material and covering 8000 years of China's history. The material now exist as a self paced series that students[...]
Hardware Security Institution: University of Maryland (Coursera) Date: January 5, 2015 - March 18, 2015 Bio: Part of a four course specialization on Cyber Security. The course covers the vulnerabilities and defensive for a number circuit design issues; including IP protection, physical and side channel attacks, Trojan detection, and general good practices. The course is[...]
Cloud Computing Concepts Institution: University of Illinois (Coursera) Date: February 2, 2015 - March 15, 2015 Bio: Part of a four course specialization on Cyber Computing. This first course introduces concepts such as membership, multicast, snapshots, and more. The course does a good job illustrating the core concepts by covering the history of cloud computing[...]
Cryptography Institution: University of Maryland (Coursera) Date: November 10, 2014 - January 25, 2015 Bio: Part of a four course specialization on Cyber Security. The course covers Cryptographic principles starting at Substitution ciphers and going all the way to RSA public key encryption and Digital signatures. The course offers optional programming assignments for the distinction[...]
Fundamentals of Neuroscience Part 2: Neurons and Networks Institution: HarvardX (edX) Date: September 3, 2014 - January 8, 2015 Bio: The second in the neuroscience series, hosted outside of edX itself. While the first course focused on the properties of individual neurons, this course focuses on networks and connections between neurons. There are still the[...]
Software Security Institution: University of Maryland, College Park (Coursera) Date: Oct 20, 2014 - Nov 28, 2014 Bio: 'Software Security' is part of a four course Specialization Certificate in Cybersecurity. It covers programming security concerns such as low level programming languages (Buffer overflow, string formatting attacks), web security (SQL injection, session hijacking, ect), and automated[...]
Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom Institution: UCIrvine (Coursera) Date: Sep 29, 2014 - Nov 3, 2014 Bio: "Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom" is part of a four course Specialization Certificate for Virtual Teaching on Coursera. Rather than being a guided instructional or passive informative course, it seems to be constructed with[...]