From Self-Flying Helicopters to Classrooms of the Future

October 1, 2012

On a summer day four years ago, a Stanford University computer-science professor named Andrew Ng held an unusual air show on a field near the campus. His fleet of small helicopter drones flew under computer control, piloted by artificial-intelligence software that could teach itself to fly after watching a human operator. By the end of the day, the copters were hot-dogging—flipping, rolling, even hovering upside down.

Chronicle of Higher Education

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