Machine learning is like having a radar that sees into the future …

— From The Master Algorithm – How the Quest for the ultimate learning machine will remake our world by Pedro Domingos P. 20

During the Battle of Britain, the Royal Air Force held back the Luftwaffe despite being heavily outnumbered. German pilots couldn’t understand how, wherever they went, they always ran into the RAF. The British had a secret weapon: radar, which detected the German planes well before they crossed into Britain’s airspace. Machine learning is like having a radar that sees into the future. Don’t just react to your advisory’s moves; predict them and preempt them.”

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