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A Most Stupendous & Audacious Undertaking

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Yeah... all the machine learning domains have problems that get a lot easier or harder depending on the number of items to be identified and how much different examples of each item tend to vary. A 1993-era OCR could probably recognize letters and numbers in a narrow range of typical fonts. The Nielsen face-recognition box only had to distinguish between a few different family members and could spend minutes analyzing any given image.

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