Understanding the Benefits of AI

The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to increase, and it’s anticipated that the global AI market will be valued at over $190 billion by 2025. As this growing market continues to flourish, so do both the benefits of AI. 

First introduced back in the 1950s, AI has evolved tremendously over the past 65 years. While initially it was used in more technical settings, like specialized computer labs, adoption has grown to the point where AI is integrated in our everyday lives. 

With AI becoming part of how we work and live, it’s important to understand how it will be used in our day-to-day lives and how you can make an impact in the industry.



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Best C++ IDEs

As a programmer, you’ve probably encountered some kind of an integrated development environment (IDE). Many IDEs work with multiple programming languages, while some are built for just one language, like C++.

In this article, we’ll look at the top IDEs for C++. But before we get started, let’s talk about what an IDE is in the first place.



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Udacity & AWS Partner to Offer Scholarships for Premium Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree Program

Great news! Enrollment in the AWS Machine Learning Scholarship Program is officially open. There’s no better time to begin your journey towards becoming a Machine Learning Engineer.

The Udacity team is proud to work with AWS to launch this program, and we hope that people take this opportunity to learn new skills that will better prepare them for the jobs of the future.

Enrolling in the program is easy —  simply complete the form on the Scholarship page and follow the steps to start the AWS Machine Learning Foundations course.

Don’t Wait — Seize the Opportunity

The future of work — increased demand for jobs in AI, machine learning, coding — is fast approaching, but the skills gap is widening. In fact, there will be 58 million AI and machine learning jobs by 2022, but only 300,000 people are qualified to fill those roles, according to a report from the World Economic Forum (WEF).

To help prepare the workforce for the demand for Machine Learning capabilities, we are excited to partner with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for our all-new scholarship. 

With this scholarship, applicants will have an opportunity to take the foundational course titled AWS Machine Learning Foundations Course

Udacity AWS Machine Learning Scholarship


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Udacity Grad Becomes a Full Professor at the Age of 30

Udacity AI for Robotics Alum : Patrick Glauner

Nothing makes us happier than our grads achieving their dreams. So when Patrick Glauner, a Udacity alum, reached out to us to let us know that he has become a full professor at the age of 30, we wanted to hear his story.

To quote his email to our founder, Sebastian Thrun, he said, “When I was finishing my undergrad in 2012, I took your AI for Robotics course on Udacity as I was curious to figure out what AI is. Your course really sparked my interest in AI. I subsequently decided to focus my career on topics in and around AI. Last month, I became a full professor at the age of 30 at [the] Deggendorf Institute of Technology in Bavaria, Germany.”



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The Software Engineer Job Description: What You Need to Know

With over 307,000 new jobs added to the tech sector in 2019, software engineers are increasingly in demand. For those looking to get their first or next job in the world of software engineering, it’s important to be as prepared as possible for interviews, and that starts by fully understanding the software engineer job description. 

Software engineering roles offer an average salary of $108,622, which is more than double the national average. This makes this field highly desirable to those looking to work in the IT or tech industries. 

However, this market can be highly competitive, so those looking to secure a role in software engineering will need both the education and experience to stand out from other candidates.

Here’s everything you need to know about the software engineer job description. 



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Machine Learning with Python Explained

What does it mean for a machine to learn? In a way, machines learn just like humans. They infer patterns from data through a combination of experience and instruction.

In this article, we will give you a sense of the applications for machine learning and explain why Python is a perfect choice for getting started.

We will discuss concepts central to machine learning and walk you through a simple example of a machine-learning algorithm in Python.



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The Bioinformaticians Salary Report

As big data continues to dominate every industry, including the health and medical fields, bioinformatician careers will continue to surge. This unique intersection of data science, biology, and computer science is paving the way for incredible discoveries in pharmaceutical therapies, diagnostic tools, and personalized medicine, which is proving even more valuable today. 

Given the incredible pace of tech advancements, it’s no wonder that bioinformaticians salaries are growing and the jobs are quickly crawling up the list of hottest occupations that are relatively future-proof. But what’s the salary potential for someone in this field?



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