eGA accepted the challenge of Tallinn University of Technology to participate in an AI online course.
Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) has launched a free online course called “Elements of AI”, which aims to raise public awareness of artificial intelligence topics. Developed in 2018 by technology company Reaktor and the University of Helsinki, the course has already attracted more than 220,000 people from 110 countries. The Estonian patron of the course is President Toomas Hendrik Ilves.
The aim of the Estonian-language course is to disseminate knowledge and skills in the field of artificial intelligence to the widest possible range of society, involving at least one percent of the Estonian population. Everyone is welcome to attend the course, regardless of age, gender, educational level or place of residence. No prior knowledge of programming or technology is required.
The Elements of AI online course can be found at www.elementsofai.ee (in Estonian) or https://www.elementsofai.com(in English). For participation you need to create an account and start solving tasks. There is no time limit for completing the course. Graduates will also receive a certificate and 2 ECTS.
Created by professors, data scientists and designers, the Elements of AI course is considered to be one of the highest quality online courses in the world, including courses offered at top universities such as MIT, Stanford and Harvard.
About 30 companies and organisations in Estonia, including Eesti Energia, Omniva, Tehnopol, Coop, Nordecon, Fujitsu, Silberauto, Restate Property Advisors, Datel, SEB, Estonian World, Estravel, Ericsson, Apollo, EHIF, Playtech, Tallink , Genius, North Star AI, ITL, Rimi, Mainor Ülemiste, Apollo, e-Governance Academy, Kredex and Gymnasium of Kohtla-Järve. The University of Technology also involves Estonian public sector organisations and gymnasiums, so that the knowledge on AI could be reached the students and pupils.