Common Beginner Questions

I meet the prerequisites, but I can’t understand your course. Why?

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Where are the slides? Why are you saying I should take hand-written notes?

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Ok, but really, where can I get the course slides?

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Should you code along?

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Why do you keep saying “all data is the same”?

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What does “in-depth” mean?

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“What if I’m forgetful? Can you remind me?”

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Why does “how to succeed in this course” exist?

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What does “appendix” mean? Why is the “appendix” / “FAQ” section so long?

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Why do I have to learn about what I’m coding before I write the code?

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Why didn’t you answer my question on the Q&A?

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How to read course titles, for beginners (e.g. “Why doesn’t your Bayesian Machine Learning course cover everything about Bayesian Machine Learning?”)

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Why do you need math for machine learning and deep learning?

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Your course title was misleading, why?

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Should you study the theory behind machine learning?

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How do I debug the code if I get an error?

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What’s the difference between your courses and your consulting service?

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What’s with all those single-letter variable names in ML code?

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