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As digital transformation gains traction, organizations are exploring sophisticated technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine language (ML) to improve and expedite critical functions. However, rural America remains unequipped to realize its AI transformation dreams. This equates to approximately 37 million people -- roughly 15% of the nation's total population and a potential contribution of $41.3 billion to the annual GDP --that faces a lack of access to high-quality technical education, infrastructure and talent. In my last article in this series, I outlined the need to teach AI in rural and underserved America. Now, I'll lay out what kind of training we should bring to the underserved in America -- particularly in high-paying technical fields such as AI -- to introduce economic opportunities. What follows is a guide on offering various training programs for students, businesses and government officials with the goal of solving the AI talent and training dilemma that has long faced rural America.


How Is Machine Learning Used To Detect Cyber Attacks?

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The digital world is growing exponentially as time passes. And as it is expanding, we are discovering its true potential and value. But the yin and yang concept is also prevalent in the internet domain. So, there's evil in good here too, as cyberattacks loom over everything digital. Where machine learning was utilized in cyber security to spot similar malware and malicious links, instead with cyber crime it's wont to evade filters, bypass CAPTCHA checks, and generate targeted phishing emails.


Anticipating Digital Transformation of the Drug Development Workforce

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The continued contribution of the drug development community toward improving the quality of lives of patients, researchers, and the public at large, is and will continue to be highly dependent upon the careful execution of strategies to make vast amounts of data meaningful and usable. This is achievable by pairing data with powerful analytics and then using those insights to develop safe and effective processes and products. Although the drug development enterprise is undergoing major transformation, literature about what the sector should do to support and prepare its workforce for these changes is scant. What follows is a discussion of original research conducted by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (Tufts CSDD) to address workforce development in the era of digitization. The research is primarily based on an in-depth discussion with thought leaders and senior executives. Tufts CSDD identified recurring themes for discussion in articles in academic journals and the trade press between 2015 and 2019. Discussion topics included: (1) challenges and opportunities caused by the sector's digital transformation, (2) skills and competencies of future drug development professionals, (3) new roles that are expected to emerge within drug development, (4) changes in talent recruitment and retention practices, and (5) the reshaping of corporate mindsets and cultures to become digitally proficient organizations.


How Levi's AI Bootcamp Homegrows Data Science Talent

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In what may be a sign of the times, Levi Strauss & Co. launched a first for the denim company: an artificial intelligence and machine learning bootcamp. But this one's not necessarily just for its engineers or tech developers -- it's also for the nontechie set in areas, like retail. Started in May 2021, the program saw its first wave of students graduate and take their training to different areas of the organization. The company marked the moment in a blog post published Tuesday. In it, Levi's described the Machine Learning Bootcamp as "an intensive, full-time, fully paid eight-week training program where [participants] left their day-to-day jobs to complete this unique program. In the bootcamp's inaugural cohort, we trained more than 40 employees -- 63 percent of whom were female, representing 14 locations around the world with employees from corporate, retail stores, distribution centers, and data centers."


McKinsey: These are the skills you will need for the future of work

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Establish an AI aggregator of training programs to attract adult learners and encourage lifelong learning. AI algorithms could guide users on whether they need to upskill or reskill for a new profession and shortlist relevant training programs. To develop accurate algorithms, governments would need to collect and organize data on market demand for jobs and skills, as well as data on training programs. Programs listed should include those that teach DELTAs correlated to work-related outcomes. Self-leadership DELTAs could be particularly important given their link to employment.


How Employee Training In Enterprises Can Benefit From Data

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Enterprises now acknowledge the value of having a highly capable workforce. The ever-changing business landscape demands workers to continually upskill and reskill, giving rise to employee training utilization. Most organizations are now reinforcing their human resources and training and development departments to help them address the need. Large US companies on the average spent $17.7 million on such efforts in 2019. Managing employee training, however, has its own set of challenges.


Python Fundamentals and Pandas Library for Data Science Projects

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Machine Learning is one of the most exciting fields in the hi-tech industry, gaining momentum in various applications. Companies are looking for data scientists, data engineers, and ML experts to develop products, features, and projects that will help them unleash the power of machine learning. As a result, a data scientist is one of the top ten wanted jobs worldwide! The "Machine Learning for Absolute Beginners" training program is designed for beginners looking to understand the theoretical side of machine learning and to enter the practical side of data science. The training is divided into multiple levels, and each level is covering a group of related topics for continuous step by step learning.


Machine Learning for Absolute Beginners - Level 3

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Machine Learning is one of the most exciting fields in the hi-tech industry, gaining momentum in various applications. Companies are looking for data scientists, data engineers, and ML experts to develop products, features, and projects that will help them unleash the power of machine learning. As a result, a data scientist is one of the top ten wanted jobs worldwide! The "Machine Learning for Absolute Beginners" training program is designed for beginners looking to understand the theoretical side of machine learning and to enter the practical side of data science. The training is divided into multiple levels, and each level is covering a group of related topics for a continuous step by step learning path.


Introduction to Causality in Machine Learning

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Despite the hype around AI, most Machine Learning (ML)-based projects focus on predicting outcomes rather than understanding causality. Indeed, after several AI projects, I realized that ML is great at finding correlations in data, but not causation. In our projects, we try to not fall into the trap of equating correlation with causation. This issue significantly limits our ability to rely on ML for decision-making. From a business perspective, we need to have tools that can understand the causal relationships between data and create ML solutions that can generalize well.


Artificial Intelligence in Education: Benefits, Challenges, and Use Cases

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Artificial Intelligence technology brings a lot of benefits to various fields, including education. Many researchers claim that Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can increase the level of education. The latest innovations allow developers to teach a computer to do complicated tasks. It leads to the opportunity to improve the learning processes. However, it's impossible to replace the tutor or professor. AI provides many benefits for students and teachers.