AI as a Service teaches you how to quickly harness the power of serverless computing and cloud-based AI services. After an introduction to the basics of this dynamic technology duo, you will dive right into your first hands on serverless AI project: a system that can recognize images from arbitrary web pages. In it you will explore tools like Amazon Recognition for image analysis and techniques like deployment of cloud infrastructure, a crawler service, and a simple API. When you have mastered the concepts and skills in that fun and interesting project, you will move on to building a serverless to-do application that employs cloud-based AI tools like AWS Transcribe and Polly for speech-to-text and text-to-speech functionality and Lex for creating interactive chatbots. When you are finished with this essential course, you will have the skills to quickly build end-to-end serverless AI systems, making you indispensable as this rapidly emerging paradigm becomes the business standard!