The Brainscape Blog

Creating a smarter world by simplifying and accelerating the learning process


On Screen with John Katzman, founder of 2Tor

When most people think of online college classes, the first thing that comes to mind is often a "cheaper," more convenient alternative to traditional in-person courses.  The problem with this model is that "cheap" often brings with it --- Continue reading

On screen with Gagan Biyani, Co-Founder of Udemy

Have you ever wished that you could take an on-demand video course for interesting topics like building a website, starting a company, or doing yoga?  Gagan Biyani has.  That's why he and  co-founder Eren Bali decided to start Udemy, an --- Continue reading

On Screen with Nihal Parthasarathi, Co-Founder of CourseHorse

Finding a one-off course in your city can be a huge pain in the butt.  For all memorable history, if you have ever been interested in learning to cook, program in Ruby on Rails, dance salsa, or do improv monologues in foreign accents, the --- Continue reading

On Screen with Ben Kamens, Lead Developer at Khan Academy

If you work in the world of Education and you haven't been sleeping for the past five years, then you will surely have heard about the amazing stuff that Khan Academy has been doing lately.  It's no longer just an online library of charis--- Continue reading