Jan 19, 2022

6 Posts

Special #BeADeepLearner Issue! How to Learn, How to Get a Job, How to Keep Up, How to Break In From a Disadvantaged Background
Jan 19, 2022

Special #BeADeepLearner Issue! How to Learn, How to Get a Job, How to Keep Up, How to Break In From a Disadvantaged Background

How to Learn Machine Learning | How to Gain Practical Experience | How to Overcome Societal Obstacles | How to Get a Job in AI | How to Keep Up in a Changing Field
17 min read
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Jan 19, 2022

How to Learn Machine Learning

Want to become an AI practitioner? Here’s a program that will take you from beginner to job-ready. You may already have a head start, depending on your background. For a motivated person who starts with a solid high-school education it may take around two years.
3 min read
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Jan 19, 2022

How to Gain Practical Experience

Academic courses can teach you the ins and outs of machine learning, but they can't fully prepare you for putting your work into production. To get the experience you need, you need to come up with your own projects from scratch.
2 min read
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Jan 19, 2022

How to Overcome Societal Obstacles

The top artificial intelligence companies include many people who earned degrees at elite educational institutions and started their employment with prior work experience. Yet the world is full of people from nontraditional backgrounds.
3 min read
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Jan 19, 2022

How to Get a Job in AI

If you want to work in artificial intelligence, machine learning, or data science, I have great news: New jobs are opening in these areas at a great rate, and there’s no reason why you can’t get one of them.
4 min read
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Jan 19, 2022

How to Keep Up in a Changing Field

Machine learning changes fast. Take natural language processing. Word2vec, introduced in 2013, quickly replaced one-hot encoding with word embeddings. Transformers revolutionized the field in 2017 by parallelizing the previously sequential training process.
3 min read

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