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Becoming a Self-Driving Car Engineer

  • Nov 16, 2016 · 6:00 PM
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Note: Data Pipelines for Machine Learning are thoroughly explored at Scala+Scale By the Bay at Twitter HQ, November 11-13:  Meetup members receive their discount codes via member communications.

Becoming a Self-Driving Car Engineer

Companies ranging from Google to Tesla to NVIDIA are on the hunt for great engineers to build self-driving cars. Learn how to acquire the skills to work in one of the most exciting fields of software engineering!

Speaker: David Silver leads the Self-Driving Car Team at Udacity, which is launching a nine-month program to train engineers to work in the autonomous vehicle industry. Prior to Udacity, David was a Research Engineer at Ford Motor Company. Before Ford, David worked in engineering and product roles at Candidate Metrics, mSpot, and AOL. He has an MBA from Stanford University, and a BSE in computer science from Princeton University.


We're planning a whole cycle on self-driving cars, including through exploration of Deep Learning, mathematically and via open-source, that will lead to the first open-source conference on in 2017.  Join the list there to learn more.

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