Learning to Learn 12/19/2017
Machine learning is (clearly) one of the fundamental shifts affecting humanity today, but it is also very confusing to explain. I have tried several times to distill it to it's essence but generally not succeed.
Enter CGP Grey, one of my favorite vloggers, mostly because he combines data-dense explanations with well-thought-out analogies to make the point. If you're looking for a good overview of a complicated topic, he's your guy.
His latest videos are How Do Machines Learn?:
... and How Do Machines *Really* Learn?