Training a Simple Transformer Neural Net on Conway's Game of Life

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This exercise presents pretty much the simplest form of a transformer, and Conway's Game of Life is an easy source of data for it. Interestingly, it learns to compute what is basically a 3-by-3 average pool, (although not incuding the middle kernel).

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