How pandemic has boosted AI & Machine Learning – Shiksha Shetra
How pandemic has boosted AI & Machine Learning

How pandemic has boosted AI & Machine Learning

AI and Machine learning is here to stay. According to a research, AI is one of the top mentioned technologies today. Hence, a career in this can be a lead to a bright and promising future.

With the ongoing pandemic, more and more people are acknowledging the importance of online learning, and technology. This has led to a surge in the number of people who are trying to get into the field of technology. According to Gartner’s CIO Agenda report, 33 percent of respondents worldwide evolved their digital endeavors to scale, up from 17 percent. The increment in the use of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is the highest right now, higher than ever before. This time feels like the best time for someone who is interested in the field to invest financially as well as career wise. But it is very important to understand what AI and Machine Learning are.

The terms Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning are not very new to us anymore. AI refers to the use of intelligence and analysis by machines and electronic technology which does not involve animal consciousness and emotionality. AI is an umbrella term which further has multiple different categories in it. Out of these categories, machine learning is the most widely known. Machine learning is the ability of computers and other machines to learn and adapt cleverly to the ways of executing a task based on the memory of previous commands.

The ever increasing demand of career options in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning not only comes with a handsome salary package but the opportunities and the diversity present in the field is also a very attractive aspect for young professionals. As more and more people are going in this direction, opportunities in these two profiles are skyrocketing. But the benefits you get also depend on the educational background and previous work experiences you have had. Let us look through some of the basic requirements that are needed to work in this field.

An individual could be from multiple different backgrounds in engineering but the most relevant would be a bachelor degree in Computer Science. People who complete their bachelor degree with information Technology (or IT) can also opt for this field. It is an added benefit if one has a specialized niche and at least a diploma degree in that. For example, robotics, coding and programming, etc. These special niche requirements stand higher on the pay scale. An individual should always work on upgrading his or her skill sets if they wish to work in this sector as the technology itself keeps upgrading.

Today, Artificial Intelligence is present in almost every sector that exists. Some of these industries that include AI and machine Learning are Healthcare, tourism, Business, Education and many more. According to the preference, you can opt for one of the multiple sections of AI. Each is different from the other. Some of these are Data Engineering, AI Infrastructure, Business Analysis and many more.

In the current time, online work space seems to be taking over our daily lives and hence, technology is here to stay. For young professionals who are seeking a career intoAI and Machine Learning, it looks like a safe option with lots of space to growl.

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