Installing GPU version of TensorFlow™ for use in R on Windows

Intro The other night I got TensorFlow™ (TF) and Keras-based text classifier in R to successfully run on my gaming PC that has Windows 10 and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 graphics card, so I figured I’d write up a full walkthrough, since I had to make minor detours and the official instructions assume – in my opinion – a certain level of knowledge that might make the process inaccessible to some folks.