Machine learning is at the core of many innovations that are set to improve our daily lives this year.
1. Machine learning in finance
The finance industry has historically used machine learning in consumer services such as credit checking and fraud investigation. But recently, with more accessible computing power and open source tools, the financial sector is using machine learning in applications ranging from loan approval and risk assessments, to asset management.
A recent advancement called sentiment analysis involves considering the impact of social media and news trends on commodities prices.
To learn more: 5 ML trends that will define 2017