Udacity to Add Crowd-Sourced Captions for International Users


Never underestimate the power of crowd behavior. Udacity is hoping to expand to an international audience by relying on its own users. The online education platform has partnered with Amara to add crowd-sourced captions to its video content. Need to Continue reading

Udacity Raises Additional Venture Capital


I knew the moment I heard an NPR story featuring Udacity co-founder Sebastian Thrun that we’d soon hear news about some significant fundraising. The digital university has raised $15 million in a round of financing led by Andreessen Horowitz and Continue reading

Democratizing Education: Peter Norvig on Reaching a Global Audience


There is a growing rumble in the online education space. In order to understand the game, you’ll need to look at some of the key players: Coursera and Udacity are online education models that evolved from Stanford roots. Both organizations Continue reading