Udacity focuses on computer programming (a field that currently doesn't require professional licenses which makes it a ripe field for disruption!). I'm currently taking the CS101 course in computer science and I have to admit, its a lot of fun to learn computer programming.
I'm looking forward to the day when startups like this can put an end to the medieval model of higher education that currently dominates academia. Specifically the
I'm also looking forward to proof that a classroom of 100,000 students works just fine.