Reinvent Yourself

Discover how machines "learn" as you build your first neural net.  Conquer your derivative demons with step-by-step formulas.

Gradient Descent & Backpropagation

Lesson 1

FREE spreadsheets that help you get ahead and learn machine learning algorithms faster

Build a face recognition system in Excel with a deep convolutional neural net (CNN).

Computer Vision

Lesson 2

Build a Netflix-like movie recommender system and learn the EXACT steps behind Netflix's $1 million algorithm.

Movie Recommender System

Lesson  3
Cambridge Analytica could predict your personality better than your family with only 125 of you 'Likes.'  Learn the algorithm behind the scandal.

Cambridge Analytica Scandal Explained

Lesson 4
Starting out is overwhelming and I've put together a bundle of the best (and unexpected) resources across the web to help you - videos, articles, cheat sheets!

The Best Resources for Getting Started

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Andrew Ng's Coursera Course

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Excel with ML

Building neural nets in Excel likely makes me a certified maniac. Or would be, if such a certification was available from a credible academic body.  But spreadsheets are a great way to build your intuition and SEE how the algorithms work.

I've used spreadsheets to teach machine learning to over 100,00 people and enjoy switching on "light bulbs" in others. If you've ever asked yourself any of these questions, you're in the right place.

  • "What do I need to learn first? Python? Jupyter?  Tensorflow? (INSERT LATEST TOOL HERE)?"
  • "What's the difference between AI, machine learning, and deep learning?"
  • "I don't have a PhD and barely passed calculus, where do I start?"
  • "How will I find the time to learn all this?  Will the machines take my job??"

Or you're just curious how AI works under the hood...

As Andrew Ng says, "AI is a superpower," and you can learn it using a tool you already know.
Good ol' Mr. Excel is the easiest way to reinvent yourself and future-proof your career without quitting your day job.

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