The AI Hierarchy of Needs | Hacker Noon
Sometimes you come across something that someone has written which makes what was a whole complicated mess in your head very simple indeed.
Monica Rogati has done that with AI using an analogy of Maslow's (in)famous hierarchy of needs.
For AI it translates to something like collecting, storing, preparing, labelling, learning, deep learning.
Approaching AI by getting the basics - your food and shelter - right first. If you want to learn how to build your first AI project then this is a good place to start to get your foundations in good order.