A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate its past cannot understand its present fortunes and adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world. – Ibrahim Babangida
Daphne Koller is a third generation Ph.D in her family, who is passionate about education. As a Stanford professor, she is excited to be making the college experience available to everybody through her startup, Coursera – cofounded by Andrew Ng. Each keystroke, quiz, peer-to-peer discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed. Top universities put their most intriguing courses online for free, and not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.