AI is set to to transform every major industry and its impact will be comparable to the discovery of electricity or the invention of the internet. To quote Andrew Ng, one of the leading AI scientists: “AI is the new electricity”.
AI's high potential and impact requires a great number of experts in this field to respond to the needs of the labor market.
This article intends to demystify AI and provide the necessary tools to understand it, without the need of spending too much money. To do this, we will start with some definitions and look into AI algorithms as well as offer a list of resources to get you started on your journey to learn more about AI, from the comfort of your living room.
What are AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning?
We're sure you already familiar with these terms, but let's start at the beginning. AI refers to the concept of building algorithms that emulate human behaviors and capabilities. The most widely used family of algorithms used for Artificial Intelligence is Machine Learning.