Pedro Domingos telling it like it is “Machine…

Pedro Domingos telling it like it is – “Machine learning is not magic; it can’t get something from nothing. What it does is get more from less. Programming, like all engineering is a lot of work: we have to build everything from scratch. Learning is more like farming, which lets nature do most of the work. Farmers combine seeds with nutrients to grow crops. Learners combine knowledge with data to grow programs.”

http://homes.cs.washington.edu/~pedrod/papers/cacm12.pdf