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Zain Rizvi

Software Engineer @ Google, ex-Microsoftie. Experimenter, Life-long Student. Working to improve GCP AI Platform Notebooks. Opinions are all my own

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2020

The Truth about VPC Security Controls

GCP's VPC Service Controls protection is often described as a virtual firewall for your GCP projects. That metaphor quickly breaks down if you're trying to ...

So you want to do Deep Work?

In this information era where all mechanical tasks are being automated, in order to be successful you need to be able to do what machines cannot: be creative...

2019

How to Use GPUs with R in Jupyter Lab

Setting up R to use GPUs can be a pain, but it doesn't have to be. Have you ever tried installing drivers for your Nvidia GPU? The first time I tried it I ...

A More Beautiful Question - Key Insights

Find Innovative Business Ideas by Asking Questions. Develop better critical thinking and problem solving skills, and fight information overload. My reading ...

2018

5 Habits for Better Learning

These mental habits were developed to teach school children how to think critically and become problems solvers. It’s a valuable skill for adults to learn as...

2016

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