What would you like to get out of this group?
Share real-world experiences.
How much prior experience do you have with Machine Learning?
Work, school, competiton.
Do you or your group/organization/company use "machine learning" (artificial intelligence, data mining, statistics, clever algorithms, whatever) on a regular basis or to solve interesting problems?
"Interesting" depends who you ask. Actionable? No, sadly, not always.