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9 Examples of Machine Learning in Our Daily Lives

Machine Learning, a subset of the field of artificial intelligence, uses statistical techniques to give computer systems the ability to learn from datasets without being explicitly programmed. One of the first big breakthroughs in Machine Learning (ML) was in the 1950s when a computer “learned” how to play checkers and then beat the reigning (human) world champion of checkers. Machine Learning continued to gain traction in the 1980s and, today, it's part of our daily existence in ways you probably don't even realize.

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