Evolutionary Strategies: Almost Embarrassingly Parallel Optimization

@tachyeonz : The reason this paper is fascinating is that they use a relatively dumb, simple stochastic method of optimisation that shouldn’t really work well in practice, and show that it is actually competitive with SGD based on back-propagation in neural networks.

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