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Learning Without Learning

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Most of my school and college life was spent in learning lots of facts. I also learned principles and concepts but not in any coherent manner. I was not sure why I was learning, what I was learning. Our teachers (if they knew), forgot to tell us the “Whys?”. Some of this learning was fun […]

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Where is Machine Learning Being Applied?

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When I give talks on Machine Learning, I often get these questions: What is Machine Learning? What are some Machine Learning Applications? Is Machine Learning Mature? Who is using Machine Learning? How do we get started? If you are using Google or Bing Search, if you get recommendations for books or other products from Amazon, […]

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What is Machine Learning?

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What is Machine Learning? It is a common question that I get asked a lot. I wanted to find a simple, intuitive definition. After doing a few Google searches, I settled on this one from Arthur Samuel. from Arthur Samuel (in 1959) “[Machine Learning is the] field of study that gives computers the ability to learn […]

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What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

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Artificial Intelligence (aka AI),  will have a deep impact on our lives – both positive and negative.  Like any other tool or technology, a lot depends on how we use it.  I often get asked these questions: What is AI? What is good about it? Will it destroy jobs? Will it take over humanity? What […]