Udacity and Khan Academy were recently mentioned on NPR. While many are familiar with Khan Academy, fewer may have heard of Udacity. It is an online educational startup developed by Sebastian Thrun - the Stanford University professor who had 160,000 students sign up for free computer science courses. More (and free) computer science courses are being offered online through Udacity. To find out more just read...
While the masses will not be able to get a Stanford University degree, access to Ivy League courses is increasingly becoming available to the public.