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More Data vs Better Algorithms

Hands on Big Data by Peter Norvig

When I’m asked about resources for big data, I typically recommend people watch Peter Norvig’s Big Data tech talk to Facebook Engineering from 2009. It’s fantastic because he’s a great communicator and clearly and presents the deceptively simple thesis of big data in this video. In this blog post I summarize this video for you […]

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Where Does Machine Learning Fit In?

Machine Learning is a multidisciplinary field and it can be very confusing when you are getting started to differentiate machine learning from the closely related fields of Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining. In this post you will learn about those fields that are related to machine learning. Specifically, you will learn about the boundaries of […]

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Machine Learning Matters

It is important to know why machine learning matters so that you know the intrinsic value of the field and of methods and open questions in the field. Like knowing your why, knowing the value of the field can be used as a powerful filter of information and help you focus on those methods that […]

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Practical Machine Learning Problems

What is Machine Learning? We can read authoritative definitions of machine learning, but really, machine learning is defined by the problem being solved. Therefore the best way to understand machine learning is to look at some example problems. In this post we will first look at some well known and understood examples of machine learning […]

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