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-– title: “Machine Learning” date: 2021-07-02T14:03:17-04:00 tags:

# Theory

Course notes on CPSC340 with Andreas Lehrmann and Mark Schmidt

We produce a lot of data (see: data capitalism)

Healthy skepticism is good though:

“The combination of some data and an aching desire for an answer does not ensure that reasonable answer can be extracted from a given body of data”

  • John Tukey

Main topics:

Related background:

# Philosophy

# GOFAI (good old-fashioned AI)

# NFAI (new-fangled AI)

# Deep Learning: a philosophical introduction

# So why are they so effective?

Cognition and Intelligence

Potemkin village analogy for approximating intelligence.

# Brain-like networks

# Differences