Unredact the Mueller Report?

What if the latest language models from Google were so good that they could unredact the Mueller Report? We gave it a shot at the monthly Portland Python User Group for May. BERT came up with some surprising results. The slides and code are here: PDF ODP py

Spoiler alert: David Berstein is not likely the name Trump minions redacted from the Mueller report. But there’s a decent chance he appeared in Google News articles over the past decade along side the names Trump, Cohen and the other lawyers mentioned in the redacted report.

Written on May 30, 2019