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My Introduction to Data Science

A few years ago, I was introduced to some real-world implementations of Machine Learning. The concept of “Machine Learning” and “Artificial Intelligence” has been around for as long as I can remember (granted, I have only been programming seriously for ~10 years now). They were simple explanations but they were attempting to provide solutions to real-world problems that were occurring in our space. As I write, I do not remember the problems or solutions that were presented, but I do remember one thought blaring in the back of my mind:

That is interesting and should’ve started with Machine Learning yesterday.

Little did I know, I was in for a whirlwind of humility ready to fling me back in time to the feelings I felt during my Introduction to Java Programming class at UTPB. …


Shane Tarleton

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