Insights, ideas and stories

  • February 16, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Greetings and happy Year of the Dog, roundup fans! We’ve got a couple of brain-related articles this week, the latest robot achievements, a reminder to brush up on your soft skills, and a lesson in teamwork from the Olympics What Working In A Dark Office May Do To Your Brain Scientists have found that spending...

  • February 9, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Who’s watching the Olympics this weekend Olympic athletes are like Udemy students: always striving to get better and better through hard work and practice To get you in the spirit, this week’s roundup includes a tour of some cool technologies that’ll be in use in PyeongChang 7 Common Misconceptions Young...

  • February 2, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    And the news rolls on… Today, we’ve got thoughts on the mindset that’s more valuable than emotional intelligence, why we forget what we read, and career advice for joining a startup or getting a promotion Plus: the future of work includes the future of office chairs! Screw Emotional Intelligence–Here’s...

  • January 26, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    What a week at Udemy: Employees flew in from our Dublin and Ankara offices—as well as our newest international location in São Paulo—for our annual all-company retreat at San Francisco HQ For three days, we gathered to absorb loads of information, ideas, and inspiration for the year ahead And yet, outside our...

  • January 19, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Hope you had a great week! In today’s roundup, we’re taking a journey through time—from thousands of years ago, when language spread around the world, to a piece of old-school tech that’s still hanging on today, and, finally, to a look ahead to a time when our brains may interface directly with...

  • January 12, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Get your ducks in order, folks! Whether you’re considering a side hustle, running a meeting, or launching a mentorship, you need to be thoughtful, honest, and organized Today’s roundup has some articles to help you get there The Case for Using a Paper Planner We know: your smartphone is like another appendage...

  • Thank you, DMCA!

    by Alexandra Sepulveda, VP of Legal, Udemy Have you thanked the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) lately As you’re reading this article online, you really should This law has done more than any other to enable the internet to grow and thrive as a platform for content creators around the world Whether...

  • January 5, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    We’re already a few days in, but happy belated New Year anyway! We’re looking forward to sharing more food for thought in 2018 to keep you curious, informed, motivated, and moving ahead in your work and life Why Flexibility Is the Key to Reaching Your Goals New Year’s always brings lots of punditry around...

  • December 22, 2017: Friday News Roundup

    Well, this is probably the final roundup of 2017, but never fear: we’ll have plenty of goodies for you to read and think about in the new year Until then, we wish you and yours a happy holiday season and all the best for a 2018 full of learning and growing! How Are You Perceived at Work Here’s an Exercise to...

  • December 15, 2017: Friday News Roundup

    The holiday season is heading into the home stretch, folks, and those year-end listicles and best-ofs are appearing with greater frequency We’ve got a couple of those in today’s roundup, along with tech that can ease your holiday travels and tips for job-hunting when you’ve been fired And robots Always...