Dogs vs. Not-Dogs: How can a machine learning algorithm learn to tell the difference?
  1. What is machine learning? How is machine learning different from artificial intelligence, and what makes it so powerful?
  2. How do machines “learn”? How can a computer figure out how to do a task without being given instructions?

1. What is Machine Learning?

First, let’s define artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Areeba Abid

I write about machine learning and medicine. M.D. Candidate at Emory School of Medicine, ex-Google software engineer

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