AI: Executive Briefing

by Simon Allardice

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere—but the fundamentals are often misunderstood. In this fast-paced introduction, quickly ramp up on the current state of AI: how it's implemented, what's important, cover terminology and the current AI market.

What you'll learn

Tech leaders need a fundamental understanding of the tools and technologies their teams use to build solutions. In this fast-paced course, AI: Executive Briefing, you will start at the beginning—with the fundamental concepts and terms of Artificial Intelligence. First, you'll go over the cliches—the things "everybody knows" about AI—and use them to explore several core concepts. Next, you will explore multiple different ways AI can be implemented, including Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing. Finally, you will explore the AI marketplace and current AI issues and risks. When you are finished with this course, you will have practical, pragmatic understanding of the current state of Artificial Intelligence as it is being used today.

About the author

Simon is Creative Director and Principal Author at Pluralsight. With over three decades of software development experience, he's programmed in every discipline: from finance to transportation, nuclear reactors to game development. Prior to joining Pluralsight, Simon was the principal developer author at His first video course released back in 2002: since then, his popular courses have been viewed by hundreds of thousands of developers. His current focus is both on the new — the latest... more

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