This cartoon from datamonsters takes a vector space approach to your favorite drinks.
Customer: Espresso? But I ordered a cappuccino!
Robot: Don't worry, the cosine distance between them is so small, that they are almost the same thing.
This cartoon was created by Dmitry Malkov, a data scientist and cartoonist at Data Monsters. He works on chatbots, writes stories about monsters, and tweets at @data_monsters, where you can see more of his cartoons.
If you find it funny, good - you are familiar with word embeddings.
If not, read more about
word2vec and word embeddings,
and read a good explanation of the famous equation
King - Man + Woman = Queen, The Marvelous Mathematics of Computational Linguistics, MIT Tech Review.
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