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CS 02 — Blockchain, Machine Learning, the Internet of Things, and More: Meet the New Technologies Shaping Our World

Quarter: Spring
Day(s): Thursdays
Course Format: Live Online (About Formats)
Duration: 6 weeks
Date(s): Apr 29—Jun 3
Time: 7:00 – 9:15 pm (PT)
Refund Deadline: May 1
Unit: 1
Tuition: $420
Instructor(s): Saleem Mohamed
Limit: 75
Status: Open
DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS » (subject to change)
Live Online(About Formats)
7:00 – 9:15 pm (PT)
Apr 29—Jun 3
6 weeks
Refund Date
May 1
1 Unit
Saleem Mohamed
DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS » (subject to change)
If you live or work in Silicon Valley, you can hardly avoid hearing about new technologies that are changing the way we live our lives, do business, interact with others, communicate with machines, pay for products, drive cars, and accomplish other tasks. You’ve heard mentions of the Internet of Things (IoT), deep learning, blockchain, and other new transformative technologies. But maybe you’re not really sure what these technologies are, how they generally work, what everyday products they are living in now, and how they promise to further change our world. This course will help demystify these emerging technologies. We will explore cloud computing, IoT and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning, blockchain, edge computing, fog computing, DevOps, containers, serverless computing, and microservices, and how these technologies are transforming businesses and creating innovative solutions. We will break down what each technology is, how it works, and why it is useful. The course will draw examples from real-world products and applications. By the end of the course, students will have an understanding of the technological innovation taking place around them.

Saleem Mohamed, Technology Leader and Strategist, Cloud and Advanced Technology

Saleem Mohamed has been working on cloud and emerging technologies at NetApp and HP, helping global customers from all industry verticals drive business innovation through new technologies. As a strategist and technology advisor, he is actively engaged with startup initiatives. He is also an evangelist, advisor, consultant, and advocate for cloud and emerging technologies. Mohamed received an ME in computer science from Anna University.

Textbooks for this course:

There are no required textbooks; however, some fee-based online readings may be assigned.