630 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in June

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 800 schools around the world have created thousands of free online courses.

This list of 630 such free online courses that you can start this month. For this, Dhawal Shah leveraged Class Central’s database of over 10,000 courses. He also included each course’s average rating.

Class Central’s home page.

He sorted these courses into the following categories based on their difficulty level:

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Courses that are being offered for the first time are marked as [NEW].

Many of these courses are completely self-paced. The rest will start at various times later in May. You can find complete lists of the technology-related courses starting later in 2018 on Class Central’s Computer Science, Data Science, and Programming subject pages.

From the NYTIMES: The Sublime and Scary Future of Cameras With A.I. Brains


From the NYTimes https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/27/technology/future-cameras-ai-brains.html

Something strange, scary and sublime is happening to cameras, and it’s going to complicate everything you knew about pictures. Cameras are getting brains.

Until the past few years, just about all cameras — whether smartphones or point-and-shoots or CCTV surveillance — were like eyes disconnected from any intelligence.

They captured anything you put in front of them, but they didn’t understand a whit about what they were seeing. Even basic facts about the world eluded them. It’s crazy, for instance, that in 2018, your smartphone doesn’t automatically detect when you’ve taken naked pictures of yourself and offer to house them under an extra-special layer of security.

But all this is changing. There’s a new generation of cameras that understand what they see. They’re eyes connected to brains, machines that no longer just see what you put in front of them, but can act on it — creating intriguing and sometimes eerie possibilities.

At first, these cameras will promise to let us take better pictures, to capture moments that might not have been possible with every dumb camera that came before. That’s the pitch Google is making with Clips, a new camera that went on sale on Tuesday. It uses so-called machine learning to automatically take snapshots of people, pets and other things it finds interesting.

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