CGP Grey explains how machines learn

YouTuber CGP Grey is known for breaking down complex subjects so that they can be understood by just about anyone. His most recent animated video is no exception. In it, he answers the question, "How do all the algorithms around us learn to do their jobs?," ie. how do machines learn? Good stuff.

He's even created a place on reddit to discuss it further.

Here's a footnote video to the first one: