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Mom Wanted Me To

As of late, I have been part of conversations about parenting. Parents having trouble deciding the best place for their teenagers to get an education. Whilst listening, I couldn’t help but have an opinion even though I have no children. These parents are so caught up in sending their kids to the best school, it makes me think their children feel so pressured. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ages 10 – 24. One of the main factors for suicide being bullying. But I feel bullying in this context isn’t something that just comes from your classmates, I believe it also comes from these parents who want to focus on making their child the best.

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Human Machine Learning

In 1959, a man named Arthur Samuel defined machine learning as a “field of study that gives computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed”. This is the second line on the Wikipedia about Machine Learning. It is a way to have computers learn and take action. The theme of most science fiction horror movies. But that is not the first thing I thought about when I learned about machine learning. I actually thought about the statement in a human psychological sense. Humans being able to learn things they were not instinctively programmed to do.