How to Sign up for Coursera Courses for Free

One question I get asked all the time here at Class Central is: are Coursera courses really free? Coursera’s user interface is intentionally designed to push learners towards Coursera’s paid offerings. It often confuses new learners regarding what content is actually free on the platform, and how to go about signing up for it. Since I’ve answered this […]

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Machine Learning

As someone who often finds himself explaining machine learning to non-experts, I offer the following list as a public service announcement. Machine learning means learning from data; AI is a buzzword.Machine learning lives up to the hype: there are an incredible number of problems that you can solve by providing the right training data to the […]

Making Sense of The Different Types of Artificial Intelligence Companies

As a Data Science grad from NYU and a VC analyst, I’m lucky to get to see and evaluate a lot of startups that are involved with AI (note: this term has some baggage. For the purposes of this post, I use AI and ML interchangeably to make things simpler). Heck, I’ve seen AI applied […]