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Ask HN: Why are you learning Machine Learning/AI?
16 points by refrigerator 11 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 9 comments
Seems like every month there's a new machine learning course and a lot of people seem to be interested in doing them. Curious as to why.

I heard someone saying 'AI is the new electricity' irrespective of whether it'd become as ubiquitous as Electricity or not, it's definitely a Powerhose and we need powers to do wonders!

For algorithmic trading, more specifically cryptocurrency and possibly forex markets. I'm looking into reinforcement learning to better determine enters/exits into the market.

I think dropping the distribution assumption and the advent of this online predictiOn is interesting (and happens to be ML)

Ml/AI are going to be used by every mid to large firm someday..I always thought it will be 25-30 percent of IT team.

Why should it sit in IT?

I'm worried about being replaced, I need to understand it better to defend myself.

The actual answer.. me too.

It's interesting and pretty powerful when used well.

I enjoy it.

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