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Nice remix on Pink Floyd’s “Proper Education”. Hope my good friend in Zurich enjoys it.

Anyway, even though the music has a great beat, the sentiments expressed in Pink Floyd’s lyrics are all wrong: A future paved in ignorance, by dropping out, is a future born into slavery. One can only be free by attaining knowledge.

Today’s technological revolution of fast and open communications over the Internet, gives anyone with access, the ability to study any subject they wish. However, not all websites are created equally. A lot of content is pure junk. Listed below are some worthwhile websites that provide excellent scholarly information — FOR FREE!

MIT Open Courseware:
Sharing “free lecture notes, exams and other resources from more than 1700 courses spanning MIT’s entire curriculum.”

Connexions: “is a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. Anyone may view or contribute.”

Project Gutenberg:
“Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks.”

eScholarship Editions: “The eScholarship Editions collection includes almost 2000 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction.

Access to the electronic books is open to all University of California faculty, staff, and students, while select books are available to the public. Print versions of many of the electronic books can be purchased directly from the publishers.”

Online Economics Textbooks: Self explanatory.

Online Science and Math Textbooks: Self explanatory.

Six Sigma:
I hope people will spend a little time on this site. While Six Sigma is generally considered a business management tool, I think it can be equally applied to the management of any government operation. So please when reading through this site, try to think outside the box. Look for ways to apply learning into other areas of your life.

English as a Second Language Online Textbooks: I realize, if you are reading this, you already understand English, but still this is a good link to share with others.