Every few years, it’s exciting to witness a nascent technology emerge as a credibly disruptive influence around the world. Personal computing exploded in the 1980s, the web in the 1990s. Today, machine learning for the masses is on the brink of a similar explosion.
Remember when it was a stretch to think that Granny could understand the difference between software and hardware? These days, she’s got her own computer—inconceivable in 1983!—and uses it for lots of tasks. The same will be true of machine learning, which is the technology that “connects the dots” between data and what she’s interested in. And if she can do it, so can you. Continue reading