Google’s Python-writing code system is going pay-as-you-go

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Google is changing the payment model for Colaboratory, its Python-writing code system.

Informally known as Colab, the platform is designed for users to write and execute Python code from within your browser, and is marketed to all types of users including students, data scientists, and AI researchers. 

The company boasts that zero configuration is needed and that, most importantly, users are granted free access to GPUs.

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In a release on the TensorFlow blog, Colab product lead Chris Perry says that Colab’s free-of-charge tier “stays in its current form.” The difference is …