My name is Edward Tanguay.
I have a Bachelors degree in Philosophy, a Masters in Education, and am currently working as a web developer in Berlin, Germany.

I watch over 200 college-level MOOC lectures per year in subjects such as history , psychology, science, religion, art, philosophy, and IT development in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian, and record my notes here.
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The primary goal of this Learn Tracker project is to build a web site which serves as one place to record the notes of everything that I am learning from MOOC classes, to foreign languages, to useful code examples and technical how-to notes, so that I not only have an overview of what I have learned, but can search and recall these notes at any time.

The secondary goal of this Learn Tracker project is to work together with companies, universities, and MOOC providers to build software that allows employees, students, and learners to record what they are learning in an efficient way so that it serves not only as (1) a record of what they have learned, but also (2) a place for them to review and search what they have learned.

Since January 2013, I have watched and recorded notes on over 300 MOOC lectures from over 30 different courses in both English and French, and have watched and recorded notes and flashcards on over 50 foreign language videos in Italian, French and Spanish. (I am curently still adding notes I took from 2013 and plan to be caught up by the end of January 2014.

July 2018 Learn Certificate
Watched and took notes on 3 college lectures:
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Recorded 13 insights from books I'm reading:
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  • After the success of the 1801 religious camp meeti...
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  • If Renaissance painting gives us the real world at...
  • The life sciences are challenging long-held concep...
  • Humanism fantasizes about old age as a period of w...
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  • Twentieth century fascists despised the small trut...
  • The Wahhabists are often brutal toward existing Ar...
  • For there is nothing hid, which shall not be manif...
  • There is nothing from without a man, that entering...

Tech Learning

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Watched and took notes on MOOC lecture:
A HISTORY OF THE WORLD SINCE 1300, Princeton University
leaders of the world discussed world peace in Versailles
one of the coldest winters in recorded history
millions of people froze to death
in 1918 and 1919 the real killer was disease
pathogens shaped world history... view all notes
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Watched and took notes on MOOC lecture:
SEXING THE CANVAS: ART AND GENDER, The University of Melbourne
Paul Cezanne's The Bather (1885)
one of Cezanne's most arresting paintings
subtle tones of grey, blue and green
one of the hundreds of paintings Cezanne made around the subject of bathers and bathing
painted bathers throughout his career... view all notes
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Watched and took notes on MOOC lecture:
title is Latin for heroic and sublime man
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Barnett Newman (1905-1970)
wrote about what an author and theorist could do in the postwar era
what an artist should do with abstraction is to plumb the void... view all notes
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