Pluralsight to Help Machine Learning Enthusiasts Skill Up with AWS DeepRacer

SILICON SLOPES, Utah, July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pluralsight, Inc. (NASDAQ: PS), the know-how expertise and engineering administration platform, right this moment introduced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) that may assist technologists improve their machine studying (ML) expertise with AWS DeepRacer, a totally autonomous 1/18th scale race automobile pushed by reinforcement studying (RL).

The collaboration options an AWS DeepRacer hub on the Pluralsight platform that features a personalized channel, curated by Pluralsight and AWS consultants, for AWS DeepRacer content material. Users can have entry to quite a lot of choices, together with a sequence of workshops, webinars, and racing occasions.

“AWS DeepRacer is a different, creative way to apply ML techniques in a practical and tangible way,” stated Eric Alder, head of partnerships at Pluralsight. “Upskilling and testing new methods through experimentation are at the heart of this challenge, which fits in perfectly with Pluralsight’s deep expertise in AI and ML. AWS DeepRacer-specific content will be integrated with the Pluralsight platform as another resource to help users learn and apply reinforcement learning, an increasingly used ML method.”

First introduced in November 2018, AWS DeepRacer is a enjoyable and fascinating option to get rolling with reinforcement studying (RL), actually, with the totally autonomous 1/18th scale race automobile, a cloud-based 3D racing simulator, and a worldwide racing league. Developers can practice, consider, and tune RL fashions within the on-line simulator. Then, builders can both compete just about within the AWS DeepRacer League for an opportunity to win the AWS DeepRacer Championship Cup or race towards mates and colleagues in the true world by loading their mannequin onto the AWS DeepRacer device (offered individually).

The collaboration permits the sensible utility of ML expertise by challenges and competitions, accelerating studying potential. Participants will be capable to entry particularly curated content material and programs to get rolling with AWS DeepRacer. Pluralsight Skill IQ will even be out there to offer a data-driven, quick evaluation of a person’s present talent stage and allow contributors to trace their progress over the course of the problem.

“As part of our leadership in Cloud AI Developer Services, AWS created AWS DeepRacer to provide developers a fun and interesting way to get hands-on with ML,” stated Mike Miller, Director of AI Devices at Amazon Web Services, Inc. “This collaboration with Pluralsight will give developers, of any skill level, the resources they need to develop their ML skills and get the most out of their AWS DeepRacer experience.”

The program will kick off with a sequence of webinars, starting on July 28 with “The Future of AI/ML/RL.” Additionally, workshop attendees will receive $30 in AWS credits to help cover AWS DeepRacer usage costs in the AWS console. To get started with AWS DeepRacer content on the Pluralsight platform, visit

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