François Chollet+ Your Authors @fchollet Deep learning @google. Creator of Keras, neural networks library. Author of 'Deep Learning with Python'. Opinions are my own. Aug. 16, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

The twist of the Clever Hans story is that horses do actually have a concept of numbers (like most mammals). Just because a learning system takes a shortcut to perform a task w/o leveraging the relevant generalizable ability doesn't mean it doesn't possess it or can't acquire it 

The same is true about deep learning as well -- current limitations may be more about gradient descent than about deep neural networks themselves

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