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Google Glass and Robotics Innovator Sebastian Thrun

Google Glass and Robotics Innovator Sebastian Thrun (PDF ebook)

By Ventura, Marne

Have you ever wished you could use technology to improve people's lives? Ever since he was a teenager, Sebastian Thrun wanted to build machines that helped people. So far, Thrun has developed robots that can be tour guides and nurses and can help save miners trapped undergro...und. In 2004, he won a US Department of Defense contest by building a car that could drive itself. Since then, the self-driving cars he developed have been tested on more than 140,000 miles (225,308 kilometers) of road without fail! Thrun more recently developed a free website for online education and worked on Google Glass, a computer that can be worn like a pair of eyeglasses. But how did he get involved in all these cool projects? Follow his rise from a computer enthusiast to robotics innovator!
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ISBN 9781467724890
Published 1 Jan 2014
Publisher Lerner Publications
Available in PDF format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Series Stem Trailblazer BIOS

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ISBN-13 9781467724890
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Lerner Publications
Imprint Lerner Publications
Released 1 Jan 2014
Publication Country United States United States
Format PDF ebook
Author(s) By Ventura, Marne
Series Stem Trailblazer BIOS
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Technology & Applied Sciences
Computing & Information Technology
Inventors, Engineers & Medical Figures
Computer Hardware & Operating Systems
Computer Programming
Computer Software
Integrated Software Packages
Databases & Software
Spreadsheets & Software
Word Processing & Software
Desktop Publishing & Software
Computer Graphics & Software
Internet & Communications
Applications Of Computing
Artificial Intelligence
Virtual Reality
Impact Of Computing & It On Society
Indigenous Peoples
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code B
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 7-11 years
Reading Age 9-10 years
Library of Congress Inventors, Robotics, Google (Firm), Thrun, Sebastian
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile