Cheers to Fabio Ciucci for his tremendous essay on how machine learning works and how it has taken a leap forward since 2010.  Amazing to learn that AI isn't even "rational" in a manner than humans can comprehend.

The commercialization potential in enterprise and consumer markets is mind-boggling, akin to switching from horses to trains and automobiles. The advantages are significant, as are the shortcomings and risk. 

Highly recommended read.