If you are looking for an answer to the question What is Artificial Intelligence? and you only have a minute, then here's the definition the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence offers on its home page: "the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines."
However, if you are fortunate enough to have more than a minute, then please get ready to embark upon an exciting journey exploring AI (but beware, it could last a lifetime) …
Roorkee: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee has launched two online certificate programs in high-demand topics -- Data Science and Machine Learning and Advanced Machine Learning and AI -- on Coursera, one of the world's leading online learning platform. "We are happy to announce two certificate courses in data science, machine learning, and AI in partnership with Coursera. This will enable a large number of aspirants to acquire these relevant areas for their professional growth," said Prof. Ajit K. Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee IIT Roorkee is among 150 top universities, including Yale, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, and Imperial College of London -- that offer programs on Coursera. "For over 170 years, IIT Roorkee has been a leading Indian institution, known for its rigorous technical programs," said Betty Vandenbosch, Chief Content Officer at Coursera. "Through our partnership, we are expanding access and allowing more students to learn from IIT Roorkee's renowned faculty. Learners will gain the cutting-edge skills they need to advance their careers while creating powerful networks with their peers."
Artificial intelligence has entered every industry, and the educational sector is no exception. The administrative staff, management, teachers, and students are all using AI in different ways to achieve similar goals. During the last few years, AI has spread its roots much wider and deeper in this sector. Markets and Markets has predicted that the global market share of AI in education is estimated to reach $3.68 billion by 2023 at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 47%. Another platform, Market Search Engine, has predicted that the share will reach $5.80 billion by 2025.
US-based phishing detection and response solution provider Cofense announced last week the acquisition of Israel's Cyberfish, a provider of next-generation phishing protection powered by computer vision and advanced machine learning technology. Cofense said that by integrating innovative machine learning capabilities from Cyberfish with Cofense's detection and response technology, the American company will bring to market a holistic, advanced automation solution for email protection, detection, and response. According to Cofense, organizations are rethinking their email security architecture and technology stack with the acceleration of digital transformation and migration to cloud email services from Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace. Cofense's phishing intelligence, already deployed in thousands of enterprises around the world, will be used to train and evolve Cyberfish's machine-learning algorithms to block malicious emails in real-time, the company said. "Cyberfish is excited to join forces with Cofense to solve the phishing problem and take email security to another level," said Dima Kagan, Cyberfish CEO and Co-founder.
Writing is a much-prized skill and a difficult one to master and, while some are naturally gifted in stringing sentences together, we all need to take the time to learn the craft. Whether you want to write your first novel, pen a poignant poem, pull together a screenplay, or create better business content, there is a free, online course out there to help. We've rounded up a list of free, online writing courses so you can find the perfect program of study to help you write gooderer. This eight-week online writing course is an introduction to the theory and practice of rhetoric, the art of persuasive writing and speech. Using selected speeches from prominent 20th-century Americans -- including Martin Luther King Jr., John F. Kennedy, Margaret Chase Smith, and Ronald Reagan -- to explore and analyze rhetorical structure and style, this course will teach you when and how to employ a variety of rhetorical devices in writing and speaking.
Udacity is one of the most popular MOOC-based e-learning platforms in the world. Udacity has a wide range of machine learning and data science courses. Some are free and some are paid. But in this article, I am gonna discuss all the Udacity FREE Courses on Machine Learning and Data Science. For these courses, You don't need to pay a single buck.
Meta- Machine learning is also booming as a field of study. While virtual courses on AI and machine learning can be a pricy affair, the very attempt in learning machine learning can be done otherwise as well. This is the best time to learn machine learning as the trends in the market suggest. The global machine learning market is estimated at US dollar 8.43 billion in 2019, and is expected to reach 117 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 39.2%. Thus, job opportunities in this sector are going to grow with a boom in the coming years. AI and machine learning are not only used in machine learning applications but also in Internet of things, like self-driving cars, smart homes, digital assistants, etc.
Llanor Alleyne is managing editor of a portfolio of enterprise IT and SMB technology sites, including IT Business Edge, Enterprise Networking Planet, and Small Business Computing. In an editorial career that has spanned nearly 18 years, Llanor previously held editorial leadership roles at Residential Systems Magazine, Digital Signage Magazine, and media company AVNation.TV. Previously the host of the Digital Signage Digest podcast, Llanor is committed to understanding the impact of technology on social mores and folkways. Her deep knowledge base includes audio/video integration, IoT/smart home, immersive tech, IT, and more.
With the current pandemic accelerating the revolution of AI in healthcare, where is the industry heading in the next 5-10 years? What are the key challenges and most exciting opportunities? To answer those questions, DeepLearning.AI and Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) are proud to present our virtual event, Healthcare's AI Future: A Conversation with Fei-Fei Li & Andrew Ng, at 10am PT on April 29. What's special about this event is that you get to decide what our speakers talk about. If you'd like to submit and upvote questions for our speakers, please sign up for the Q&A General access ticket.
Researchers at UniSA have developed a cost-effective new technique to monitor soil moisture using a standard digital camera and machine learning technology. The United Nations predicts that by 2050 many areas of the planet may not have enough fresh water to meet the demands of agriculture if we continue our current patterns of use. One solution to this global dilemma is the development of more efficient irrigation, central to which is precision monitoring of soil moisture, allowing sensors to guide'smart' irrigation systems to ensure water is applied at the optimum time and rate. Current methods for sensing soil moisture are problematic – buried sensors are susceptible to salts in the substrate and require specialised hardware for connections, while thermal imaging cameras are expensive and can be compromised by climatic conditions such as sunlight intensity, fog, and clouds. Researchers from The University of South Australia and Baghdad's Middle Technical University have developed a cost-effective alternative that may make precision soil monitoring simple and affordable in almost any circumstance.