Check out some of the SMART group's blog entry on the Huffington Post. There we argue the case for a new "legion of neuro-quants".
I recently put up a blog post at Simply Statistics on abstraction and generalization in biostatistical education
Several of us in the Department of Biostatistics are teaching Coursera courses this Fall. They're now live: https://www.coursera.org/jhu.
Trying to get the twitter integration to work.