Friday Faves 01-11-13

This week’s faves include free online courses, some Kickstarter projects, and a kitten in need:

You can take online courses from some major colleges and universities for free at Coursera. I just found that they are offering four courses this spring from Berklee College of Music:

– Starting March 1st: Songwriting and Intro to Music Production

– Starting April 22: Intro to Guitar and Intro to Improvisation

Maybe I’ll ‘see’ you in the Improv course :-)


Since I’m a pocket person I don’t have the problem of missing phone calls because my phone is in my purse or backpack, but if you (or your mother!) have that problem check out this project for a Bluetooth alerting device that hangs on the outside of your bag and blinks when your phone is ringing – right now the earlybird reward gets you one for only $30:


If you are tired of dragging a locking cable around for your bike, or even worse, forgetting it: here’s a project for a lock that loves in the seat column and pulls out when needed:

And finally, start out your year helping a small kitteh:

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