(The copyright of this photo belongs to Baidu in its original post)

About a week ago, Baidu posted a Search Engine Data Scientist position.

This hiring post promises candidates a direct interview if they can show Completed over the following one or more courses and meet the relevant requirements of the learner scores:

Stanford University “machine learning”

https://www.coursera.org/learn/machine-learning

Score requirements: ≥ 90%

Stanford University “algorithm design and analysis.”

https://www.coursera.org/course/algo

Score requirements: ≥ 95%

Stanford University “massive data mining”

https://www.coursera.org/course/mmds

Score requirements: ≥ 80%

Columbia University “natural language processing”

https://www.coursera.org/course/nlangp

Score requirements: ≥ 80%

Taiwan University “artificial intelligence”

https://www.coursera.org/course/ai

Score requirements: ≥ 90%

 

It made me think — Will linkedin acquire Coursera as next step? Will MOOC certificate become a must do in order to stand out of the crowd?

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