[FRIAM] Run with a single bit?

Dean pd_gerber at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 2 06:00:09 EDT 2017

All or nothing

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> On Jul 2, 2017, at 2:42 PM, Tom Johnson <tom at jtjohnson.com> wrote:
> Friam Friends:
> A recent article passed along by George Duncan says:
> "Now, Varma's team in India and Microsoft researchers in Redmond, Washington, (the entire project is led by lead researcher Ofer Dekel) have figured out how to compress neural networks, the synapses of Machine Learning, down from 32 bits to, sometimes, a single bit and run them on a $10 Raspberry Pi, a low-powered, credit-card-sized computer with a handful of ports and no screen."
> How, or what, can you do with a "single bit."?
> TJ
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