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I run into this question a lot and I have heard statisticians say things like we all do machine learning because none of us actually runs a regression or classification by hand on paper. We all use machine's.
On the other hand - some computer scientist's I talk to say that when you use programmatic techniques to orchestrate an analytical flow compared to using a GUI in SAS / SPSS you are using machine learning.
One more answer I have heard is…