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Zain Rizvi

Zain Rizvi

Software Engineer with over a decade of experience. Building the infrastructure used by millions of developers around the world. I helped build GCP and Azure. Nowadays I'm building Stripe.

Never Focus on the User

User focused design is wasteful. Every business knows this, but they're afraid to admit it. It's is a PR friendly way to say they focus on their buyers

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Taking my own Advice

You’ve heard how the best way to learn is by teaching, right? Wrong. Try grading instead. The single biggest practice that improved my writing was reviewing other people's essays. David Perell made me do it. I took his class

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