a16z Podcast: Making Sense of Big Data, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

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“Machine learning is to big data as human learning is to life experience,” says Christopher Nguyen, the co-founder and CEO of big data intelligence company Adatao. On this episode of the a16z Podcast, Nguyen describes ‘big data’ in relation to ‘machine learning’ (as well as what comes next with ‘deep learning’); shares how Hadoop and Spark evolved from the efforts of companies dealing with massive amounts of real-time information; and discusses what we need to make machine learning a property of every application (why would we even want to?)… MORE