Curious’s Video Learning App Comes to the iPad


Back in the spring, an online learning service called launched. It let real people with a skill become teachers, and aimed to be a higher-quality, more humane and interactive environment for video-based learning than YouTube. It was founded by Justin Kitch, who also started Homestead, an early build-your-own website service, which old-timers such as myself remember fondly.

I was impressed — so much so that Curious ended up on our list of the 50 best sites. Starting today, it’s also an iPad app.

Curious’s iPad incarnation features the same lessons as the web-based one — two thousand of ’em at the moment, on topics from tennis to dog training to cooking to brewing to Photoshop, many of which are featured in collections such as “Fit & Active,” “Tasty Treats” and “Game On.” You can start watching something on the web, then pick it up on the iPad…

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