Riffing on machine learning Show more

Machine learning is just a library of ways to assume that correlation implies causation.

Alternately, machine learning is a collection of ways to do questionable statistics very fast.

@alexbuzzbee Yeah, machine learning is a good way to pretend questionable statistical models are black boxes that you can trust to be smarter/less-biased than you would actually think they are if you thought of them as statistical models.

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Alexander Martin (alm)@alexbuzzbee@fosstodon.orgRiffing on machine learning

Alternately, machine learning is a collection of ways to do questionable statistics very fast.