Professor Quits School, Starts an Education Company
By Dane Carlson on January 26, 2012 in Ideas
The Chronicle of Higher Education:
The Stanford University professor who taught an online artificial-intelligence course to more than 160,000 students has abandoned his teaching position to aim for an even bigger audience.
Sebastian Thrun, a research professor of computer science at Stanford, revealed today that he had given up his teaching role at the institution to found Udacity, a start-up offering low-cost online classes.
Photo by alexmillos/ShutterStock.
Business Opportunities Weblog editor and publisher Dane Carlson
lives in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, just 15 miles from Yosemite National Park. He accidentally became a professional blogger in 2001
. He has added 12,198 posts to the site.
Related Businesses in the Directory