Okay so you're interested in machine learning and you ask Google "what do I need to know to start machine learning?" "Learn calculus, probability, statistics, linear algebra, learn to code, and then you can start learning machine learning," Google tells you. Maybe you haven't touched math since high school. Being told you need to learn that amount of math just to get started might be enough to send you away in discouragement, never to revisit the idea of machine learning. Everyone says it is where people without a tech background should go," I told myself again and again. The thing is, the more I tried to learn web development, the less interested in it I became. While the more I thought about machine learning, the more I just wanted to find out what it was all about. Several false starts at learning algebra so I could learn precalculus so I could learn calculus so I could learn linear algebra later, I realized it would be months and months before I could start actually playing around with machine learning models. After one more lackluster attempt at building an ecommerce site with React, I finally just started over. "What's the worst that could happen?
Feb-23-2021, 18:30:43 GMT