Machine Learning became a household term when Facebook shut down it’s Artificial Intelligence wing when one of its bots discovered a whole new language. With Elon Musk commenting on it and netizens indicating an I-Robot in the future, most of us understood what Machine Learning is all about.
On a very basic sense, machine learning in technology today is the process of elimination of human intervention wherever possible. It is allowing the data to learn patterns by itself and take autonomous decisions without a coder having to write a new set of codes. If you use your Siri, for instance, you would notice that its responses are more polished and appropriate as you keep using it. That is one of the basic applications of Machine Learning.