Tuesday Tweets — Headless Horses and other Absurdities
This post is by Unknown from West Coast Stat Views (on Observational Epidemiology and more)
This is Twitter at its best. Smart people having interesting converstions.
On the other hand, a DL model is excellent at reproducing local visual likeness (what it's fitted on), yet it has no understanding of the parts & their organization.— François Chollet (@fchollet) September 25, 2022
A 5-year old that draws disproportionate stick figures will still draw horses with 4 legs and 1 head and 2 eyes. pic.twitter.com/39a9eaKD7H
no, it’s the difference between having an explicit functional model and working purely in an image space that is correlated with labels.— Gary Marcus (@GaryMarcus) September 25, 2022
Indeed.— Grady Booch (@Grady_Booch) September 25, 2022
If I have a functional model that explains how multiplication works, then I can multiply any two arbitrarily large numbers.
If all I have is a latent space shaped from labeled data, any answers will be at best statistical-significant guesses.
Exceptional bit of propaganda from Ukraine (better with the sound up).
One of the most modern tanks on the Russian Army, abandoned in perfect condition. A sign of an army in crisis https://t.co/ZdpJ022Wnu— Phillips P. OBrien (@PhillipsPOBrien) September 18, 2022
Combining history with a wicked sense of humor...im just a little jealous https://t.co/9lvVbXmhjB— Phillips P. OBrien (@PhillipsPOBrien) September 22, 2022
Impressed that people need to keep saying that Russia is banning males 18 to 65 from leaving the country. The average male life expectancy in Russia is just over 66 years. We are (Read more...)