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I'd be more interested in real life results on a small scale first.

I too felt like ML is something new to try, but the lack of real world use cases on a small scale ( not google, Microsoft, ... ) Has kept me from trying/doing.

I only saw the farm with image recognition for vegetables as an example for now.

Anyone has other examples?




I come from finance, so for me it is always market prediction (however, the important thing is to approach this as a learning opportunity, not as a way to make profits -- for that, there are many orthogonal technical issues to solve).

Numerous ML competitions also provide enough fun to get started.


Captcha breaking - personally, I've just found it a very satisfying ML project...




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