What is Machine Learning?

What is machine learning, and how do we know it works?
What’s the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning? Put simply, artificial intelligence is the area of study dedicated to making machines solve problems that humans find easy but digital computers find hard, such as driving cars, playing chess or recognising sarcasm. Machine learning is a subset of AI dedicated to

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from SPECIAL EDITION authored by Jon Thompson. Read the original post at: http://blog.selabs.uk/2016/11/what-is-machine-learning.html