Machine Learning for Time Travelers

Grandma, what big eyes you have!

Illustration by J. W. Smith of little red riding hood being approached by the wolf.

My grandmother is 84 years old. She was born in 1935 and has lived through what are arguably the most interesting changes in our human civilization. In a sense, people of her generation are time travelers.

Grandma is a smart lady, but I strongly doubt she knows what Machine Learning is, and in this article I’ll attempt to explain it so that…