Summary: Which of these terms means the same thing: AI, Deep Learning, Machine Learning? While there's overlap none of these is a complete subset of the others and none completely explains the others. Which of the following are substantially the same things? For as precise a profession as we data scientists purport to be we are sometimes way too casual with our language. Read several articles about AI, Deep Learning, and Machine learning and you will come away confused whether these are all the same or all different.