I’ve finished maybe the most tedious online course in existence. Getting Started with AI using IBM Watson, is quite possibly the worst online course I’ve ever taken.
This course was painful at best and a rip off at worst. It felt like one giant marketing campaign for Watson.
Bad corporate video? Check.
Terrible generic music overlaid PowerPoints? Check.
Endless praise for a product? Check.
Zero instruction? Check.
Videos can also be found on YouTube for free? Check.
The course is the second in a series for the IBM Applied AI specialization on Coursera, a certificate program I’m pursuing to help me get hands on experience with AI.Continue reading →