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Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun: “A watershed moment for online education”

Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun: “A watershed moment for online education”

Update: 2020-05-29
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The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent brings on Sebastian Thrun, founder of Udacity and chief executive of Kitty Hawk, on the turning point for online education (6:40 ), the slow evolution of university (8:10 ), the broken business model of higher education (11:20 ), the importance of social cache (16:05 ), how he got started (18:40 ), doing it despite Stanford’s resistance (22:00 ), competing against the big brands (25:40 ), the limits of online learning (28:20 ), how the pandemic has impacted his other passion, flying cars (30:40 ), how he got started (34:40 ), what flying cars could do to transport (37:10 ), the hurdles (40:10 ), why history is important (42:40 ), the fear of uncertainty (46:00 ), and using AI in cancer (49:55 ).

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Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun: “A watershed moment for online education”

Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun: “A watershed moment for online education”