Our Favorite Posts Of Last Week (Dec 22, 2019)

GCP Free Tier

The Google Cloud Platform Free Tier gives you free resources to learn about Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services by trying them on your own.
Link: https://cloud.google.com/free/docs/gcp-free-tier
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ALBERT: A Lite BERT for Self-Supervised Learning of Language Representations

Ever since the advent of BERT a year ago, natural language research has embraced a new paradigm, leveraging large amounts of existing text to pretrain a model’s parameters using self-supervision, with no data annotation required.
Link: https://ai.googleblog.com/2019/12/albert-lite-bert-for-self-supervised.html
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The Architecture of a Large-Scale Web Search Engine, circa 2019

In previous posts of this advent series, we have described some of the technologies that power our private search products. It is about time that we introduce the systems that bring everything together. It is important to understand that a web scale search engine is highly complex.
Link: https://0x65.dev/blog/2019-12-14/the-architecture-of-a-large-scale-web-search-engine-circa-2019.html
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ALBERT: A Lite BERT for Self-Supervised Learning of Language Representations

Ever since the advent of BERT a year ago, natural language research has embraced a new paradigm, leveraging large amounts of existing text to pretrain a model’s parameters using self-supervision, with no data annotation required.
Link: https://ai.googleblog.com/2019/12/albert-lite-bert-for-self-supervised.html
Word Count: 804