If you still don’t get what artificial intelligence is all about, you may want to start by exploring these Google AI experiments. That may just interest you enough to take the next big step: learning more about AI.
Google has designed a free online course to teach you the fundamentals of machine learning, and it’s accessible to anyone with an internet connection.
Google’s free Machine Learning course doesn’t ask you to jump straight in—you can use the filters at the beginning to narrow your focus according to your needs, including the type of content you would like to learn from and the stage of development you would like to start with.
According to Google, anyone looking for educational content from Google’s machine learning experts can find it here, whether you’re looking fo advanced tutorials and materials on TensorFlow or just curious about the basics of AI.
Machine learning is the building block for AI. First timers to machine learning are advised to take the free Machine Learning Crash Course before they get to the heavier stuff. The free 15-hour course has enough exercises and real-world case studies to ease you into the topic.
For instance, if you are ready to start building applications then you can fall back on TensorFlow. It is Google’s open source machine learning framework you can access for free. The course helps you pick up the concepts with advanced tutorials and materials on TensorFlow.
The big benefit of learning about AI? You won’t get a certification but a working knowledge of artificial intelligence could be a useful add-on to any programming skills you might have picked up.
Some prerequisites may help ease the learning curve:
- Mastery of intro-level algebra
- Proficiency in programming basics
- Some experience coding in Python
Googlers used this education to build applications that are finding its way into our everyday lives. Now, it’s open for everyone. Also, Google says that the course will be updated and expanded as the AI field develops further.