Are you ready for AI?
As the job market is improving and unemployment rates are dropping, now is the time to consider gaining a new skillset. In the field of Information Technology, being at the top of your game will certainly fast forward you to the top of the list when it comes to the best talent.
According to the World Economic Forum, the number one emerging job in 2020, is Artificial Intelligence Specialist. If you are not familiar with AI, it’s time to do some research, and quick. AI, or “machine learning” as its sometimes referred to, is a collection of technologies that can enable a machine or system to sense, comprehend, act, and learn. Imagine that for a minute. Getting a computer to actually “think.” No wonder AI is considered a technology revolution like we have never seen before.
AI specialists today are developing computer programs facial and speech recognition, language translation services, and email spam blockers. In the healthcare industry, AI might allow physicians to diagnose illnesses, evaluate tests, and develop programs to identify diseases.
If you consider yourself a highly critical thinker, someone who likes to push the envelope and loves math and science, AI is a naturally good fit. To get started, the field of AI requires a strong background in programming or systems analysis as well as fluency in several computer languages including Python or MatLab. For the healthcare industry, it is recommended to study data services like Spark and Blockchain.