2017 witnessed the meteoric rise of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. From large platform vendors to early-stage startups, AI and ML have become the key focus areas. VCs poured billions of dollars in funding AI-related startups.
Platform companies increased their R&D budget to accelerate research in AI & ML domains. The number of online courses offering self-paced learning has hit the roof. Finally, there is no single industry vertical that’s not impacted by AI. Though it has become a cliché, ‘democratizing machine learning’ has taken off in 2017.
Author: Janakiram MSV