The new TensorFlow.js library is amazing, and has a ton of promise for doing machine learning client side in the browser. Here are some amazing example web apps, which you can use without even needing an internet connection.
I believe in doing ML and similar with JS!!! There are a few projects I like. This one for example:
was an effort to use node.js in the same fashion as Scala is being used today. It didn’t pick up, unfortunately. I don’t think it had to do with node.js per se but because it came too late.
But I wouldn’t be surprised to find something similar in the future.
Another similar project, which has the description of
I haven’t used it, but a friend showed this to me and I think it showed up on HackerNews a while ago.