Pytorch vs. TensorFlow: What You Need to Know

You may have read about some of the recent impressive advances in deep learning applications, and are now eager to build your own neural networks.

But which of the many libraries should you use? In this article, we present PyTorch and TensorFlow, the two most commonly used frameworks for deep learning.

Read on to find out which one offers the best conditions for you to realize your projects.



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Udacity Celebrates Instructors and Teachers on National Teacher Day

The influence a teacher can have on a student is undoubtedly something we cherish at Udacity.  Henry Adams said it best, “A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.” 

For teachers at Udacity, this couldn’t ring more true. “One of the most interesting parts about teaching for Udacity is that my reach is enormous,” says Gabe Ruttner, the CTO at FeatherDocs and Udacity instructor. 

Happy National Teacher Day. Thank you, Teachers!


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Predictive Analytics Salary: What to Expect in 2020

The predictive analytics field is growing exponentially, with the market predicted to grow to 274.3 billion U.S. dollars by 2022

From retailers determining how much of a specific style to order, to financial services companies creating credit risk models, predictive analytics are being used to drive business decisions. 

Demand for this field and the roles required shows no signs of slowing down, and predictive analytics salary ranges continue to increase.

If you’re considering expanding your existing skillset or are completely new to the field, understanding what you can expect for a predictive analytics salary is the first step. Here’s everything you need to know. 



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Python and TensorFlow Explained

You might not always know it, but Deep Learning is everywhere. Thanks to an advance in resources, both computationally and data-wise, the past years have seen an explosion in applications based on this Machine Learning technique. In this article, we introduce you to TensorFlow, Google‘s popular Deep Learning framework.

Some knowledge of Python and the basics of Machine Learning will help to understand the examples. If you feel that your Python foundations are still a bit shaky, you might want to check out our Introduction to Programming. Are you ready? Let‘s get started.



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AI Career Guide: AI Examples Across Industries

AI is everywhere. The proliferation of artificial intelligence has streamlined how we live and work. You can find AI examples in nearly every industry — including healthcare, entertainment, and tech.

The relevance of AI in every industry is part of the beauty of being an AI specialist. You don’t have to get pigeon-holed into one particular industry. Virtually every industry can benefit from someone skilled in AI.

To put a finer point on how AI specialists can find work in the industry of their choice, here are three AI examples in wildly different vocations that benefit from using this technology.



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Discovering a New Path, Miguel Flores Silverio | Student Story

What does opportunity taste like to you? That’s a tough question to answer, right? But Udacity student, Miguel Flores Silverio, has an answer on the tip of his tongue! “I’ll never forget my first meal in America,” says Miguel, “It was a Burger King burger! I’d never had anything so rich and juicy in all my life!”

Udacity Student Story – Miguel Flores Silverio

Miguel was just 14-years-old when he arrived in the U.S. His parents had been working in America and the family was separated for months at a time which was painful for all involved. Miguel’s parents worked hard, saving the money needed to bring him and his younger siblings to the US. Given his parents’ status, it was a risk but for them, it was a risk worth taking as they wanted to keep the family together and build a better future in America.



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