With such a large number of commits coming in, PyTorch needs a process for managing it all to keep the codebase maintainable. For smaller changes, like a five line bug fix, this takes the form of a regular PR review. For larger changes, we prefer a Request for Comments
What's expected of you when you're a junior, senior, or staff software engineer, and what it takes to rise up in the ranks.
My 12+ years as both the interviewer and interviewee at Google, Microsoft, and Stripe taught me one thing: Standard interviewing advice falls woefully short. Grinding interview questions isn't enough. Here's what to do.
I started practicing PARA and Zettelkasten two years ago [https://www.zainrizvi.io/blog/remembering-what-you-read-zettelkasten-vs-para/]. Here's what I've realized after twenty four months of practice: Change the system, not yourself There's a common mistake
The smell of fresh pine sawdust filled the air, with more floating up as I sanded the last rough corner of the stool. My toddler was happily sanding her own block off to the side. Woodworking was a new hobby
Hey folks, Your nuggets for the week: 1. Motivation comes from Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose 2. People aren't that logical 3. Pick your ideas apart #1 Motivation comes from Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose Three factors which get you
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There goes 2020. This was the year I started writing seriously. It started off as a way to remember what I read [https://www.zainrizvi.io/#why-i-write], with this newsletter being an effective forcing function [https://www.zainrizvi.io/newsletter/
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In economics class they told us people work harder as they paid more. That greed was a virtue. It sounded iffy. You may have noticed the opposite yourself: * How did you feel the last time you worked on a project
It felt wrong. I was one year into working at Google, one of the best companies in the world. People die to get a job here. But...something was off. I was bored. Yes, the amenities were great. The food
Ever study something, but when you try to explain it realize that you'd understood nothing? A few sips from the pool of knowledge and we think we know it all! I find it helpful to combat this tendency