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Virtual and Artificial, but 58,000 Want Course at Stanford University

August 17, 2011View for printing

A free online course at Stanford University on artificial intelligence, to be taught this fall by two leading experts from Silicon Valley, has attracted more than 58,000 students around the globe -- a class nearly four times the size of Stanford's entire student body.

The course http://www.ai-class.com/ is one of three being offered experimentally by the Stanford computer science department to extend technology knowledge and skills beyond this elite campus to the entire world

By JOHN MARKOFF

Full Story: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/16/sc ... =technology
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