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Udacity introduces real robots and virtual worlds to help students build skills

Udacity is hosting its annual Intersect conference this week, and the online learning platform is introducing some new programs and features for students at the event. Those include two new ways for s

Udacity debuts a dedicated School of AI with three new nanodegrees

Udacity is intruding three dedicated new nanodegrees (its own accelerated learning program) in the field of artificial intelligence, which will become part of its new School of AI. AI has been a subje

Udacity opens applications for its Flying Car Nanodegree program

If you want to learn how to build flying cars, then your options in terms of getting an education are kind of limited. Enter Udacity, the online education platform founded by Google self-driving car p

Udacity and Baidu offer free intro course for Apollo self-driving platform

Onstage at Baidu's CES 2018 press conference today, Baidu COO Qi Liu was joined by Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun to announce a new collaboration between the two companies. Thrun revealed that Baidu

Education technology meets its limits

Developing skills-based online courses and credentials is the easy part. The hard part is getting employers to pay attention.

Shernaz Daver, the CMO who helped to turn around Udacity, is leaving the company

Shernaz Daver, the chief marketing officer for Udacity, who company founder Sebastian Thrun credits with architecting the company's dramatic revitalization four years ago, is stepping down from her po

Learning technologies could reduce automation’s economic threat

Call it Workforce Training 2.0—or, in industry lingo, a new twist on corporate “learning and development.” It’s a growing market that could be worth as much as $171 billion, by our measure, an

Udacity spin-out Voyage is testing self-driving cars in retirement communities

Voyage, the self-driving technology company that spun out of Udacity earlier this year when some executives and students decided to commercialize their work, has been testing its autonomous vehicles i

Let’s talk about Sebastian Thrun’s puppy

Sebastian Thrun is one of the godfathers of autonomous driving. More importantly, he has a puppy named Charlie, which he brought to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017: We have very strong feelings about this

Autonomous driving’s godfather and tech investors say the world is ready for flying cars

Autonomous driving is often considered the brainchild of Sebastian Thrun, among a few other technologists, but Thrun is already looking to move on to the next mode of transportation -- and he isn't al

Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree

You likely won’t be surprised when I tell you that building a self-driving car is difficult and complex. Udacity has tried to help address that difficulty with flexible, online education for sel

You can learn to build aerial taxis with Udacity’s new Flying Car Nanodegree

Online education company Udacity is growing its new Nanodegree program yet again – it’s adding two entirely new programs to the roster, including a new entry-level self-driving Nanodegree, as

The AI ecosystem to be on display at Disrupt SF

As AI creeps deeper into each and every industry vertical, demand for experienced technical talent continues to increase. Now online education tools like Udacity and Coursera are being thrust into the

Announcing the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 agenda

General admission tickets are now available. We would love to see you at the show. ICOs and cryptocurrency are rapidly changing venture capital and we are bringing some of the top minds and companies

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 is all in on artificial intelligence and machine learning

As fields of research, machine learning and artificial intelligence both date back to the 50s. More than half a century later, the disciplines have graduated from the theoretical to practical, real wo

Udacity’s latest Nanodegree will teach React

In its quest to reduce persistent skills gaps, Udacity has been designing condensed courses to get students up to speed on trendy topics to improve employment outcomes. The startup’s “Nano

Educating the next generation of robotics engineers, a workshop at TC Sessions: Robotics

TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics will feature the industry’s best roboticists, technologists and investors. But what about the next generation? Everyone knows that there are not enough robotics eng

Udacity is going to help Facebook teach engineers within its Developer Circles

Facebook's been steadily growing its Developer Circles initiative in recent months and today during its annual F8 conference the company provided an update on growth and announced a new partnership wi

Crunch Report | The VIPs of Tinder

Tinder's VIP version of its app, Google acquires Kaggle and Udacity launches a Robotics Nanodegree. All this on Crunch Report.

Udacity adds robotics and digital marketing Nanodegree programs, 21 new hiring partners

Today at the inaugural Udacity Intersect conference, the online education startup announced new robotics and digital marketing variants of its popular Nanodegrees — an effort to expand its corpus o
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