How to Build Your Career in AI

Insights from AI pioneer Andrew Ng about learning foundational skills, working on projects, finding jobs, and community in machine learning

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AI is the new electricity. Are you ready to flip the switch?

Do I need a technical background to read this ebook?

No, this eBook contains no technical lessons. It is a practical guide to building an AI career, with chapters spanning resume writing, getting interviews, and finding the right company to join.

Does this ebook provide information on how to learn AI?

Yes, some chapters cover how to learn basic coding skills, math prerequisites, and more. The book also contains chapters on finding and participating in projects that will help you solidify your skillset.

Does this book contain tips on finding AI projects?

Yes, this book contains several chapters that discuss how to come up with original project ideas, how to find existing projects to help with, and how to choose projects that will have maximum positive impact on your career.

Who is Andrew Ng?

Andrew Ng is the Founder of DeepLearning.AI, Founder and CEO of Landing AI, Managing General Partner at AI Fund, Chairman and Co-Founder of Coursera, and an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University. As a pioneer both in machine learning and online education, Dr. Ng has changed countless lives through his work in AI, authoring or co-authoring over 200 research papers in machine learning, robotics, and related fields. He was also the founding lead of the Google Brain team, and Chief Scientist at Baidu, and through this work built the teams that led the AI transformation of two leading internet companies. He is also co-founder and Chairman of Coursera, which had started with his machine learning course. Dr. Ng now focuses his time primarily on his entrepreneurial ventures, looking for the best ways to accelerate responsible AI practices in the larger global economy.  He was also named one of the world’s 100 most influential people by TIME magazine.

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