Stanford Professor, Google Robotic Car Mastermind Gives Up Tenure To Start Online University

Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun announced this week that he is giving up his post at the university to start Udacity, an online educational venture. The move was prompted by the success of Thrun’s YouTube class.

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