Josh Gordon briefly introduces what machine learning is and why it is important. If you are new to Data Science and you want to get started building machine learning applications this is where to start. You don’t have to have a deep math background to get started. The 5 to 10 minute format emphasies that the material is lightweight and approachable.
Six lines of Python is all it takes to write your first machine learning program! In this episode, we’ll briefly introduce what machine learning is and why it’s important. Then, we’ll follow a recipe for supervised learning (a technique to create a classifier from examples) and code it up.
Wikipedia: Machine Learning