A Union Square Ventures post from last fall called out the fact that throughout the course of technology history, apps beget the infrastructure that supports them. The concept of an “app” is loosely defined as something that directly touches the end-user (examples included light bulbs, planes, email, etc.) In the case of web applications, this… Read More What is the Infrastructure Phase of Machine Learning?
Seven years ago, Marc Andreessen wrote his now-infamous Wall Street Journal op-ed, “Why Software is Eating the World,” ushering in the beginning of a modern, software-driven economy. It’s taken a while for machine learning to catch up to this this trend. For the last seven years, machine learning has been primarily focused on building hardware… Read More Why Software Will Eat the Machine Learning World