Do I need a Google account to take Machine Learning Crash Course?
You do not need a Google account to take the Machine Learning Crash Course.
To run the companion TensorFlow programming exercises online, you will need to use the Google Chrome browser (v58 or higher), and be logged into a Google account. Alternatively, you can download the exercises and run on your local machine.
For more information about the TensorFlow programming exercises, see the Programming Exercises article.