Lex Fridman With Sebastian Thrun on Flying Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, and Education

Lex Fridman had a great conversation with Sebastian Thrun, a co-founder of Udacity, on Flying Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, and Education.

Sebastian Thrun is one of the greatest roboticists, computer scientists, and educators of our time. He led the development of the autonomous vehicles at Stanford that won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge and placed second in the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge. He then led the Google self-driving car program which launched the self-driving revolution. He taught the popular Stanford course on Artificial Intelligence in 2011 which was one of the first MOOCs. That experience led him to co-found Udacity, an online education platform. He is also the CEO of Kitty Hawk, a company working on building flying cars or more technically eVTOLS which stands for electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft.


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