“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
…important word for this field, REP-RE-SEN-TA-TION. Don’t forget about it. What is a representation? It’s a way to look at data.
In the context of Machine Learning, the word “learning” describes an automatic search process for better representations of the data you are analyzing and studying (please have this in mind, is not making a computer learn).