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 === Rejected and company closed === === Rejected and company closed ===
  
-After considering many designs, including analog and ternary weights, I ended up with 4 bit weights and activations. ​ This achieves the goals albeit uncomfortably similar to the TPU.  The scale of work needed to make the trainsition from fp32/fp16 to 4bit is too great - the first prototype would be noticed by the giants and the company would be overtaken ​and left worthless.+After considering many designs, including analog and ternary weights, I ended up with 4 bit weights and activations. ​ This achieves the goals albeit uncomfortably similar to the TPU.  The scale of work needed to make the trainsition from fp32/fp16 to 4bit is too great - the first prototype would be noticed by the giants and the company would be overtaken ​(defending IP is very expensive). ​ This could well lead to a forced sale which isn't great for anyone (expecially founders/​Ordinary share holders).
  
 Start October 2018, end February 2019, minimal external costs. Start October 2018, end February 2019, minimal external costs.
  
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