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Its pretty useful for students or those who want to play with the tech and not sure if they will be committed to it long term. Thats a pretty big marker with all the deep learning hype.

Also you can get a couple of hundred bucks of credit from multiple providers. It was enough for me to learn and move on to getting my own gpu.

Often understated is how difficult it is to set up your local gpu for machine learning. Still haven't figured out how to connect my 8 gpus in a functional way.

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