If the mention of “Transformers” brings to mind the adventures of autonomous robots in disguise you are probably, like me, a child of the 80s. However, a different kind of transformers is what a lot of people in Machine Learning are playing with. In my most recent post in the Domino Data Lab blog I cover what transformers are and how the idea of self-attention works.
Check it out here: https://blog.dominodatalab.com/transformers-self-attention-to-the-rescue
Also published on Medium.