Facebook Explains the Basics of Artificial Intelligence

December 6, 2016

Artificial Intelligence is rapidly becoming one of the hottest buzzwords in tech spaces, and perhaps with good reason. The potential applications are huge. But for those who are not data scientists or computer engineering professionals, how do you grasp the reality behind these concepts in a way that demystifies the “magic?”

Facebook posted a few videos that, in my opinion, are a fairly accessible introduction to machine learning for the ordinary individual, featuring some nice examples and helpful visual aids. If you’re looking to grasp the basics of what AI/ML is all about, check these out:


Why Streaming Video Makes You Wait

January 28, 2016

Have you ever wondered why this spinning icon Throbber shows up whenever you try to play an online video or skip forward in it? This video explains what’s happening and why: