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Sebastian Thrun

October 1, 2014 4PM
Atkinson Hall Auditorium on the UCSD Campus

 

Abstract: 

Educating Millions Online – A revolution?

Sebastian Thrun, CEO of Udacity, will tell his story of accidentally creating an early MOOC, all the way to a mid-size company offering alternatives to college degrees to millions of online learners. Udacity focuses on education for jobs in the tech industry. Its content is built by leading Silicon Valley companies, like Cloudera, Facebook, and Google. Thrun will discuss a new style of pedagogy for learning on mobile devices, online services, and new project based credentials.

Bio:

Sebastian has set his sights on democratizing higher education. Co-founder and CEO of Udacity, Sebastian is also a Research Professor at Stanford University and a Google Fellow, as well as the inventor of the autonomous car and project lead on Google Glass. Sebastian has been named the 5th Most Creative Person in Business (Fast Company), among the 50 Smartest People in Tech (Fortune), and highlighted in 50 Best Inventions of 2010 (Time).

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