“Learn to Code” Bootcamps Under Regulatory Threat in California

Christina Farr has the story at VentureBeat
in California regulator seeks to shut down ‘learn to code’ bootcamps.

This is an interesting question in terms of education and innovation.

What distinguishes educational and professional training
that requires “a license” from the State by law
from educational and professional training that requires no such license?

To what degree are such licenses economic barriers to entry that dampen innovation and progress?

Crossposted at LawPundit.

University of California at Berkeley Picks Google Apps for Education Over Microsoft Office 365 and Gives Detailed List of Comparison

At Wired.com, Caleb Garling links to a detailed comparison showing why California Berkeley chose Google Apps for Education (including GMail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, Google Docs, Google Sites, Google Video for Education) over Microsoft 365.

See

Berkeley Explains Why Google Trumps Microsoft

Edublogs Campus offers Blog Service for Schools and Colleges

Edublogs has launched “Edublogs Campus”, a blog service for schools which looks like it is very much worth looking at.

Edublogs writes:

“Edublogs Campus is the enterprise version of the free edublogs site.

As an Edublogs Campus customer you get your own installation of the edublogs software, at your own domain.

This means that you can create, manage, brand, and control blogs for your entire institution, without ever having to worry about the technology.

The set up you’ll get is packed with great teaching and learning features, as well as extra administrative functionality to save you time and keep you safe.

We’re absolutely fanatical about support and you’ll be able to contact us by email anytime to get help or have any difficulties. We also provide copious ‘how to’ videos and can even arrange webinars and other support material on demand.

And finally, you need never worry about any other costs, as we provide you with an unlimited amount of space, support and bandwidth all included within your annual fee.

Please feel free to get in touch for extra information, we’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you might have.

And thanks again for checking us out.

James Farmer, Andrew Billits and the team at Edublogs.”

KVK Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog Scans National Libraries Worldwide Fast

KVK Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog (Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog) is awesome. It is an extremely fast access to national libraries around the world.

As an example, I plugged in my last name Kaulins to see where my books are located in such national libraries (this excludes of course university libraries), with the following results:

Two books in Italy:

1. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza : an ancient starfinder and calendar / Darmstadt : A. Kaulins, 1980 (IT\ICCU\UBO\1032134)

3. The Baltic: origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples : an enquiry into the history of mankind and its languages / by Andis Kaulins – Lincoln – 1977 (IT\ICCU\IEI116704)

One book in the Russian State Library (my first name is misspelled)

1. Kaulins, Andris / An inquiry into the history of mankind a. its lang. By Andris Kaulins The Baltic: origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples . -(Гипотеза о происхождении балтийских языков). – / [Kiel] 1977

Six Books in the Library of Congress

2. The foreign policies and foreign trade of the German Democratic Republic and the Korean Democratic People’s Republic =Die Aussenpolitik und der Aussenhandel der DDR und der KDVR /Kie-Taek Kim and Andis Kaulins (editors)., Kiel :German Korea-Studies Group,1979.
3. An astrological zodiac in the script of Easter Island /by Andis Kaulins., Darmstadt :Kaulins,c1981. Kaulins, Andis,1946-
4. The Baltic:origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples : an inquiry into the history of mankind and its languages /by Andis Kaulins., [s.l.] :Kaulins,1977. Kaulins, Andis,1946-
5. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza :an ancient starfinder and calendar /by Andis Kaulins., Darmstadt, Germany :A. Kaulins,c1980. Kaulins, Andis,1946-
6. Kings and dynasties :the dynasties of Man from the days of Adam to the reigns of the pharoahs according to the wheel of Heaven /by Andis Kaulins., Lincoln, Neb. :Isandis,1994 Kaulins, Andis,1946-
7. The phaistos disc :hieroglyphic Greek with Euclidean dimensions : the “lost proof” of parallel lines /by Andis Kaulins., Darmstadt :A. Kaulins,c1980. Kaulins, Andis,1946-

Eight Entries in the British Union Catalog – COPAC

1. The Baltic : origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples : an inquiry into the history of mankind and its languages / by Andis Kaulins . 1977
2. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza : an ancient starfinder and calendar / by Andis Kaulins . 1980
3. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza : an ancient starfinder and calendar / Andis Kaulins . 1980
4. The foreign policies and foreign trade of the German Democratic Republic and the Korean Democratic People’s Republic = Die Aussenpolitik und der Aussenhandel der DDR und der KDVR / Kie-Taek Kim and Andis Kaulins (editors) . 1979
5. The foreign policies and foreign trade of the German Democratic Republic and the Korean Democratic People’s Republic = Die Aussenpolitik und der Aussenhandel der DDR und der KDVR / Kie-Taek Kim and Andis Kaulins (editors) . 1979

7. Kings and dynasties : the dynasties of Man from the days of Adam to the reigns of the pharoahs according to the wheel of Heaven / by Andis Kaulins . 1994


10. The relation of the Baltic languages to Illyrian / by Andis Kaulins . 1980
11. Stars, stones and scholars : the decipherment of the megaliths as an ancient survey of the earth by astronomy / by Andis Kaulins . 2003

Four Books in the British Library

1. The Baltic : origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples : / Kaulins, Andis. / 1977
2. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza : / Kaulins, Andis. / 1980
9. The relation of the Baltic languages to Illyrian / / Kaulins, Andis. / 1980
10. Stars, stones and scholars : / Kaulins, Andis, / 2003

In Germany

Three books in HeBIS, Union Catalog Hesse

1. The relation of the Baltic languages to Illyrian / / Andis Kaulins. – 1. ed., 1. printing – Darmstadt : Kaulins, 1980
2. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza : an ancient starfinder and calendar / / Andis Kaulins. – 1. ed., 1. printing – Darmstadt, Dieburgerstr. 156 : A. Kaulins, 1980
3. The Baltic, origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples : an inquiry into the history of mankind and its languages / / Andis Kaulins. – 1. ed. – Kiel : Selbstverl., 1977

Two Books in SWB, Union Catalog Southwest Germany

1. An astrological zodiac in the script of Easter Island / / Andis Kaulins. – 1. ed.. – Darmstadt : Kaulins, 1981
2. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza : an ancient starfinder and calendar / / Andis Kaulins. – 1. ed.. – Darmstadt : Kaulins, 1980

Five Books in the Complete catalogue of Die Deutsche Bibliothek

1. An astrological zodiac in the script of Easter Island / Kaulins, Andis. – Darmstadt, Dieburgerstr. 156 : A. Kaulins, 1981, 1. ed.
2. The relation of the Baltic languages to Illyrian / Kaulins, Andis. – Darmstadt, Dieburgerstr. 156 : A. Kaulins, 1980, 1. ed., 1. printing
3. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza / Kaulins, Andis. – Darmstadt, Dieburgerstr. 156 : A. Kaulins, 1980, 1. ed., 1. printing
4. The Phaistos Disc, hieroglyphic Greek with Euclidean dimensions / Kaulins, Andis. – Darmstadt, Dieburger Str. 156 : A. Kaulins [Selbstverl.], 1980, 1. ed., 1. printing
5. The Baltic, origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples / Kaulins, Andis. – Kiel, Olshausenstr. 40 – 60, Univ. of Kiel : A. Kaulins [Selbstverl.], 1977, 1. ed.

Four Books in HBZ, Union Catalog North Rhine-Westphalia

1. An astrological zodiac in the script of Easter Island / Kaulins, Andis
2. The Phaistos Disc / Kaulins, Andis
3. The relation of the Baltic languages to Illyrian / Kaulins, Andis

5. The Baltic / Kaulins, Andis

Two Books in BVB, Union Catalog Bavaria

2. Kie-Taek Kim and Andis Kaulins «ed.». The foreign policies and foreign trade of the German Democratic Republic and the Korean Democratic People’s Republic / Kaulins, Andis / 1979
3. ¬The¬ Baltic / Kaulins, Andis / 1977

Eight Entries, GBV, Union Catalog Northern Germany

1. Kings and dynasties : the dynasties of Man from the days of Adam to the reigns of the pharoahs according to the wheel of Heaven / / Kaulins, Andis. – 1. ed. – Lincoln, Neb. : Isandis, 1994
2. American foreign policy toward the German Democratic Republic and the Korean Democratic People’s Republic / / Kaulins, Andis. – In: Koreanische Studien, Bd. 4 (1979), 2, S.27-42
3. American foreign policy toward the German Democratic Republic and the Korean Democratic People’s Republic / / Kaulins, Andis. – In: The foreign policies and foreign trade of the German Democratic Republic and the Korean Democratic People’s Republic (1979), S.25-40
4. The foreign policies and foreign trade of the German Democratic Republic and the Korean Democratic People’s Republic / / Kim, Kie-Taek. – Kiel : Dt. Korea-Studien-Gruppe, 1979
5. The foreign policies and foreign trade of the German Democratic / / Kim, Kie-Taek. – Kiel : Deutsche Korea-Studiengruppe , 1979
6. The questions of Germany and Korea in American politics / / Kaulins, Andis. – In: Korea and Germany (1978), S.89-103
7. The Baltic: Origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples : an inquiry into the history of mankind and its languages / / Kaulins, Andis. – [2. print.]. – [Kiel] : [Verf.], 1977
8. The Baltic: Origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples. An inquiry into the history of mankind and its languages / / Kaulins, Andis. – Kiel : Kaulins, 1977

Two Books, IDSBale/Berne (Switzerland)

1. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza / Kaulins, Andis
2. The Phaistos Disc / Kaulins, Andis

One Book, Library Network of Western Switzerland

1. The Etruscan bronze liver of Piacenza : an ancient starfinder and calendar / by Andis Kaulins

One Book, Austrian National Library (1930-1991)

1. The Baltic: origin of the Indo-European languages and peoples. An inquiry into the history of mankind and its languages. [Mit Fig.] (2. print.)-(Kiel 1977.) 98 S. 8° / Kaulins, Andis

Book Trade, Germany

abebooks.de

2. Stars, Stones and Scholars: The Decipherment of the Megaliths as an Ancient Survey of the Earth by Astronomy / Andis Kaulins
3. The Relation of the Baltic Languages to Illyrian. Concerning the Parallels Between Baltic and Ancient Balkan Languages / Kaulins, Andis ; Breidaks, A.

Amazon.de

1. Stars, Stones and Scholars: The Decipherment of the Megaliths As an Ancient Survey of the Earth by Astronomy / von Andis Kaulins / Trafford
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academic experience

University of Nebraska 1964-68. B.A. in English and Political Science.

Stanford University Law School 1968-1971. J.D. (Doctor of Jurisprudence). Teaching Assistant in Criminal Law.

University of Nebraska Law School 1972. Project on Appellate Court Delay. Project Partner: Nebraska Supreme Court.

Arizona State University Law School 1973. Project on Law Enforcement Policy and Rulemaking. Project Partners: US City Police Departments.

University of Kiel 1974-1979. Law Fellow, Institut für Ostrecht. Baltic, Korea, Russia. Divided Nations. Latvian Supreme Court decisions 1918-1940.

University of Trier Law School. FFA International Law Faculty, 1998-2003. Teaching Anglo-American Law, Legal Research and Legal Writing.

Landmarks for Schools

David Warlick of North Carolina has several very useful sites for Educators wishing to cope competently with the 21st century.

See:
David Warlick of North Carolina (The Landmark Project, Consulting & Public Speaking)

At Landmarks for Schools, Warlick writes:
This Web site is dedicated to the idea that the very nature of information is changing, practically before our eyes. It is changing in what it looks like, where we find it, what we look at to view it, what we can do with it, and how we communicate it. Here you will find information and tools designed to help us redefine literacy for the 21st Century.”

His blog is 2 Cents Worth

His podcast is Connect Learning: Podcasting on the Fly

publications

Author (team of four), 2002 revision (and following years) of the Langenscheidt Routledge Dictionary of Business, Commerce and Finance, English-German, German-English, 1236 pages, book ISBN 3-86117-191-0, CD-ROM ISBN 3-86117-208-9. This popular dictionary is updated annually for the CD-ROM version.

Stars Stones and Scholars: The Decipherment of the Megaliths as an Ancient Survey of the Earth by Astronomy, Trafford Publishing, Canada, Ireland, USA, 2003, 420 pp.
ISBN 1-4120-1344-5.

Zum Ursprung des Horus-Glaubens im vordynastischen Ägypten [The Origin of the Cult of Horus in Predynastic Egypt]“, Efodon Synesis, Issue 5, Sept./Okt. 2005, Vol. 12, Nr. 71, pp. 19-31. Available in serial form in English as The Cult of Horus

Sternensteine – Darstellungen frühgeschichtlicher Astronomie
am Beispiel der Externsteine
[Star Stones - Prehistoric Astronomy on the Example of the Extern Stones], Frühgeschichtliche Astronomie in Norddeutschland, Schriftliche Fassung der Referate, gehalten auf der 39. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Walther Machalett am 06. und 07. Mai 2005 in Horn/Externsteine. A CD-ROM of this and other presentations is available from Dr. Gert Meier, Im Linder Bruch 38, 51147 Koeln (Porz-Lind), Germany (German language only).

Die Himmelsscheibe von Nebra : Beweisführung und Deutung [The Sky Disk of Nebra: Evidence and Interpretation in Efodon-Synesis, Issue 2, March/April 2005, Volume 12, No. 68.

Baltic Law and Culture In the Mirror of the Latvian Supreme Court Decisions 1918-1940

The Phaistos Disc: Hieroglyphic Greek with Euclidean Dimensions

An Astrological Zodiac in the Script of Easter Island

The Etruscan Bronze Liver of Piacenza: An Ancient Starfinder and Calendar

The Relation of the Baltic Languages to Illyrian

Kings and Dynasties

The Norse Pharaohs

The Baltic: Origin of the Indo-European Languages and Peoples

Divided Nations

Stars Stones and Scholars

The Basic Internet Guide

Were the Pharaohs Dyslexic?

Edited Books

Infinity One – A Minoan Computer Adventure