Accessing Stanford University content for free – Andrew Ng – Web Summit London 2013

Andrew Ng, CEO and Co Founder of Coursera, talks to 90 Seconds at the Web Summit London 2013, about Accessing Stanford University content for free.

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The Web Summit London 2013 is the fastest growing tech conference in Europe. The Web Summit London 2013 brings together numerous thought leaders doing innovative and interesting things.

Andrew Ng is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical Engineering by courtesy at Stanford University, and he works as the Director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab.

Coursera offers high quality courses from the top universities, for free to everyone. We currently host courses from Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and University of Pennsylvania.

Andrew Ng, co-founder of Coursera, and developed the initial platform for Stanford’s online machine learning and databases classes that started all this. I want to give everyone access to the best professors in the best universities in the world, for free. I love teaching, and used to spend hours at home fiddling with tablets and video editing to figure out how to make better online courses. In my spare time, I also run the Stanford AI Lab, build large scale brain simulation.

He researches primarily in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning. His early work includes the Stanford Autonomous Helicopter project, which developed one of the most capable autonomous helicopters in the world, and the STAIR (Stanford Artificial Intelligence Robot) project, which resulted in ROS, a widely used open-source robotics software platform.

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