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Artificial Intelligence Basics

A Non-Technical Introduction

  • Study how you can implement AI in your organization by putting together a strategy and setting realistic objectives

  • Contextualize case studies from companies who are leveraging AI to transform their businesses

  • Learn how to deal with some of the inherent risks like bias, data quality and employee resistance

  • Review valuable frameworks, tools, and languages such as Python, TensorFlow, and PyTorch


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Tom Taulli
    Pages 1-17
  3. Tom Taulli
    Pages 19-38
  4. Tom Taulli
    Pages 39-67
  5. Tom Taulli
    Pages 69-90
  6. Tom Taulli
    Pages 91-102
  7. Tom Taulli
    Pages 103-124
  8. Tom Taulli
    Pages 125-142
  9. Tom Taulli
    Pages 143-159
  10. Tom Taulli
    Pages 161-176
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 177-187

About this book


Artificial intelligence touches nearly every part of your day. While you may initially assume that technology such as smart speakers and digital assistants are the extent of it, AI has in fact rapidly become a general-purpose technology, reverberating across industries including transportation, healthcare, financial services, and many more. In our modern era, an understanding of AI and its possibilities for your organization is essential for growth and success.

Artificial Intelligence Basics has arrived to equip you with a fundamental, timely grasp of AI and its impact. Author Tom Taulli provides an engaging, non-technical introduction to important concepts such as machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing (NLP), robotics, and more. In addition to guiding you through real-world case studies and practical implementation steps, Taulli uses his expertise to expand on the bigger questions that surround AI. These include societal trends, ethics, and future impact AI will have on world governments, company structures, and daily life.

Google, Amazon, Facebook, and similar tech giants are far from the only organizations on which artificial intelligence has had—and will continue to have—an incredibly significant result. AI is the present and the future of your business as well as your home life. Strengthening your prowess on the subject will prove invaluable to your preparation for the future of tech, and Artificial Intelligence Basics is the indispensable guide that you’ve been seeking.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.MonroviaUSA

About the authors

Tom Taulli has been developing software since the 1980s. In college, he started his first company, which focused on the development of e-learning systems. He created other companies as well, including that was sold to InfoSpace in 1996. Along the way, Tom has written columns for online publications such as,, and He also writes posts on Artificial Intelligence for and is the advisor to various companies in the space. You can reach Tom on Twitter (@ttaulli) or through his website ( where he has an online course on AI.


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