"Embeddings Aren't Human Readable" And Other Nonsenseby@patrick.walsh
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"Embeddings Aren't Human Readable" And Other Nonsense

by patrick.walsh8mAugust 19th, 2023
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In the last month, I've heard this and similar things a number of times. The CEO of a vector database company told me vector embeddings were like hashes and were meaningless except when compared to each other. This myth is a frightening misconception when repeated by those who should know better, considering the sensitive nature of the data they hold.
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