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.

May 2019 Learn Certificate
Watched and took notes on 3 college lectures:
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Recorded 29 insights from books I'm reading:
  • In the last few decades research in areas such as ...
  • Artificial Intelligence can be better at jobs that...
  • Neni - Budapester Str. 40 - Das ausgezeichnete jüd...
  • Hugos - Budapester Str. 2, Tiergarten - Atemberaub...
  • Others think about empathy as the act of understan...
  • The act of feeling what you think others are feeli...
  • I want to make a case for the value of conscious, ...
  • Fangen wir mit dem frühen Morgen an, wenn ganz Pet...
  • Diese Nüchternheit sprach sich schon äußerlich in ...
  • Over the course of the nineteenth century, when Am...
  • The way to deal with superstition is not to be pol...
  • someone will remember us I say even in another t...
  • - Vous non plus, vous n'êtes pas ambitieux. - Non...
  • Theseus steadfastly refused the ship his mother an...
  • Be calm when the unthinkable arrives. Modern tyran...
  • My solution--and I'm hardly alone in suggesting th...
  • Let your rapidity be that of the wind, your compac...
  • Surveillance capitalism claims human experience as...
  • Google invented and perfected surveillance capital...
  • Almost every major American Christian right figure...
  • Gilgamesh smote him in the neck, his friend Enkid...
  • In the early 19th century, the very notion of expl...
  • In a very real sense, the surging water in an ocea...
  • In the last two yeas alone, more Americans died fr...
  • You may be familiar with Heisenberg's name, not le...
  • And the King shall answer and say unto them, Veril...
  • Historically, innovations have tended to come from...
  • The guessing-game rituals of English conversation ...
  • Der Tugut mag wohl den guten Willen haben, das Gut...

Tech Learning

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Recorded 19 Flashcards from MOOC lectures:
  • He only attacked Christians (FRENCH)
  • I bless you (FRENCH)
  • Some were reputed to have the gift of prophecy (FRENCH)
  • a bandit (FRENCH)
  • a sponge with vinegar (FRENCH)
  • delivered to impostors (FRENCH)
  • drawn from the oracles (FRENCH)
  • gullible men (FRENCH)
  • miscreants (FRENCH)
  • more difficult to grasp (FRENCH)
  • statements attributed to Jesus (FRENCH)
  • that there was no reason (FRENCH)
  • the absurdity of some stories (FRENCH)
  • the appearance of the dove (FRENCH)
  • the impious Porphyry (FRENCH)
  • the tricks of a simple magician (FRENCH)
  • transmitted (FRENCH)
  • who dedicated themselves to virginity (FRENCH)
  • who would have been welcomed by the gods (FRENCH)
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Watched and took notes on MOOC lecture:
les arguments utilisés par les philosophes contre les chrétiens
les critiques des philosophes concernent
la personne de Jésus
les évangélistes
les chrétiens en général... view all notes
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Watched and took notes on MOOC lecture:
SEXING THE CANVAS: ART AND GENDER, The University of Melbourne
Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)
two portraits
1. self portrait of cropped hair of 1940
2. Fulang-Chang and I of 1937
aspects of femininity... view all notes
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Watched and took notes on MOOC lecture:
Warring States literature
Early Warring States
Tao Te Ching
the core part of Mohism (Mozi)... view all notes
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