Book review: ‘AIQ’ explains machine learning fundamentals using human history

Venture Beat | Aug 13, 2019 at 4:16 PM
  • The book also contains important figures in data science history such as Abraham Wald, a Jewish refugee whose work on conditional probability helped guard fighter pilots from getting shot down in World War II, knowledge that plays a role in recommendation engines today.
  • The combination helps make it easy to digest mathematical and data science concepts, while simultaneously expanding your perspective via personal stories throughout history.
  • It won’t turn you into an AI practitioner, as Brockman’s prescribed six-month self-training regimen sets out to do, but it can make you informed enough to begin a journey to understand how to apply AI or join conversations about AI’s role in business and society.