Sometimes Monday seems so far away when it's Friday. Maybe it's because so much has happened since then? Or maybe it's because one of the most exciting things that happened all week happened … this very morning! We launched Udacity Connect right here in the Bay Area! You know what else is happening right now?
Based on the increasing number of ways that artificial intelligence (AI) is finding application in – and powering industries, IBM has announced the introduction of an AI Nanodegree program that incorporates expertise from IBM Watson and covers the basics of artificial intelligence. "As artificial intelligence (AI) begins to power more technology across industries, it's been truly exciting to see what our community of developers can create with Watson. Developers are inspiring us to advance the technology that is transforming society, and they are the reason why such a wide variety of businesses are bringing cognitive solutions to market," said Rob High, IBM Fellow, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer of IBM Watson. Speaking in Las Vegas at World of Watson, High disclosed that AI is becoming more ubiquitous in the technology people use every day and he stressed the need for developers to continue to sharpen their cognitive computing skills. "They are seeking ways to gain a competitive edge in a workforce that increasingly needs professionals who understand how to build AI solutions.
A Nanodegree program is an innovative curriculum path that is outcome-based and career-oriented. Every program has a clear end-goal, and the ideal path to get you there. Courses are built with industry leaders like Google, AT&T, and Facebook, and are taught by leading subject matter experts. Students benefit from personalized mentoring and project-review throughout, and have regular access to instructors and course managers through moderated forums. Graduates earn an industry-recognized credential and benefit from extensive career support.
With Udacity's Nanodegree Programs, you'll build and design amazing projects, learn from top experts at leading companies in Silicon Valley, and land your dream job in technology. Enroll in a Nanodegree program, graduate in under 12 months, and get a 50% tuition refund! With Udacity's Nanodegree Plus program, you'll get hired within 6 months of graduating, or we'll refund 100% of your tuition. Learn in-depth skills in machine learning and artificial intelligence to get the hottest jobs building the products of the future in robotics, transportation and healthcare. What will you build today?