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Question Answering with a Fine-Tuned BERT

What does it mean for BERT to achieve “human-level performance on Question Answering”? Is BERT the greatest search engine ever, able to find the answer to any question we pose it?

Matrix Operations in NumPy vs. Matlab

If your first foray into Machine Learning was with Andrew Ng’s popular Coursera course (which is where I started back in 2012!), then you learned the fundamentals of Machine Learning using example code in “Octave” (the open-source version of Matlab). Octave is great for expressing linear algebra operations cleanly, and (as I hear it) for being easier for non-programmers to get going with.