May 18, 2024

Why Mark Cuban is taking coding classes

Author: Ray Schroeder
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JP Mangalindan, Yahoo Finance

Cuban told Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer in a recent interview he has taken several online courses to stay up-to-date on programming languages and evolving technologies, including machine learning. Doing so arguably makes him a savvier investor when some tech startups pitch him. “I mean, I’ve been on Amazon doing the machine learning tutorials,” Cuban said. “Right now I’m going through… I’ve taken Python online classes.” “I just started JavaScript neural networks,” added Cuban, referring to computing systems that act similarly to biological neural networks and adapt to perform tasks. “There’s a little tutorial where they’ve got most of the libraries … And if you have a background in programming, it’s not hard.”

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