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Sebastian Thrun Quotes

Google X is here to do moonshot-type projects. Not just shooting to the moon, but bringing the moon back to Earth.
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I ultimately got into robotics because for me, it was the best way to study intelligence.

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You can't change the world without a certain amount of healthy willingness to break the rules.

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The Jetsons had them in the 1960s. They were the defining element of 'Knight Rider' in the 1980s: cars that drive themselves. Self-driving cars appear in countless science fiction movies. By Hollywood standards, they are so normal we don't even notice them. But in real life, they still don't exist. What if you could buy one today?

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It's sad that we never get trained to leave assumptions behind.

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Every time I act on a fear, I feel disappointed in myself. I have a lot of fear. If I can quit all fear in my life and all guilt, then I tend to be much, much more living up to my standards. I've never seen a person fail if they didn't fear failure.

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At the end of the day, the true value proposition of education is employment.

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Giving education away for free is a really good idea, but it can't be the future of education. There has to be a business model around it that actually works.

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If we could do away with traffic accidents, that'd be wonderful. There'd be more than a million people saved every year on this planet.

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Few ideas work on the first try. Iteration is key to innovation.

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We humans usually feel that we are the best at everything we do, that we can safely drive ourselves. But tens of thousands of people die every year. We need to be open to having technology assist us, to find ways in which technology makes us safer.

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I take all day to climb mountains and then spend about 10 minutes at the top admiring the view.

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I have been spending the better part of my professional life trying to create self-driving cars. At Google, I am working with a world-class team of engineers to turn science fiction into reality.

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I really believe that we have to work hard to make online education better and better, and eventually it's going to be really great. But like most of these things, it takes time to improve, to understand and to make things really good.

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Self-driving cars will enable car-sharing even in spread-out suburbs. A car will come to you just when you need it. And when you are done with it, the car will just drive away, so you won't even have to look for parking.

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I always felt that if countries knew each other better, there would be less war. Often, conflict goes with demonizing other countries and cultures.

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You have to understand that teaching online is different, just like movies are different from the stage and TV is different from radio.

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People mainly fail because they fear failure.

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