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What’s worth doing in machine learning?

It would be a fool’s errand for even the most enthusiastic CS student to make their own search engine to rival Google. The difference would be in cases where the student tried something niche: searching code libraries by functionality, archives which aren’t publicly available, hyper-local content on mobile, etc. Of course if any of these businesses turn out to be commercially successful, Google has the resources to take notice and compete with your product…

This type of discussion often pops up on Hacker News and social networks, to the point that Y-Combinator…

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Nick Doiron

Nick Doiron

Web->ML developer and mapmaker.