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It may sound like science fiction, but computers can now teach themselves, and machines’ capabilities are beginning to surpass human potential. The age of “machine learning” will present a wealth of opportunities but, says data scientist Jeremy Howard, the change will be enormously disruptive. His bountiful examples reveal that the machine-learning revolution is nigh. getAbstract suggests Howard’s fascinating though discomfiting oration to futurists, as well as to corporate leaders and social policy makers who wish to remain one step ahead of the game.