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MIT OpenCourseWare vs. Spiderman

For what it’s worth:

Metric MIT OpenCourseWare Spiderman: Turn off the dark
Years in production 8 1
Cost to date $40 M $65 M
Audience to date 100 M 20,000 (est.)
Ticket price Free $70-$250
Irish rock icons 0–so far 2 (Bono, The Edge)
Major production delays None 4
Serious injuries to principals 1 (see link below) 4
Fires 1 (2006) 0 that we know of
Critical reviews Largely positive Mixed
Web reach World-wide Stage-wide
Spandex-clad heros 2 (don’t ask) 1
Ratio of great power to great responsibility 1:10 10:1

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