Google Code-in 2019 Contest for Teenagers

Monday, December 2, 2019 Today is the start of the 10th consecutive year of the Google Code-in (GCI) contest for teens. We anticipate this being the biggest contest yet! The Basics What is Google Code-in?Our global, online contest introducing students to open source development. The contest runs for seven weeks until January 23, 2020. Read…… Continue reading Google Code-in 2019 Contest for Teenagers

AI for Everyone: Google’s AIY Neural Net Kits Go Mainstream Retail

from MAKEWe’ve officially entered the big-box DIY machine-learning era.Starting this week, Target sells the Google AIY kits, both the Voice and Vision variants. These are upgrades of the kits that came out last year, each now using the Raspberry Pi Zero and coming in new retail packaging. Other than that, they retain their assemble-it-yourself cardboard…… Continue reading AI for Everyone: Google’s AIY Neural Net Kits Go Mainstream Retail

Are You Ready to Change The Game?

https://play.google.com/about/changethegame/#challengeChange The Game’s mission is to make mobile gaming truly for everyone by celebrating and empowering women as creators and players. We’re calling on the next generation of game-makers to share their mobile game design ideas and what they want to see for the future of gaming.We’ve joined forces with Girls Make Games and ESA…… Continue reading Are You Ready to Change The Game?

On The Bench: Google AIY Voice & Raspberry Pi

Setup my recently arrived Google AIY/Voice Project and am busy going about customizing the interface.  Short a MicroSD card but Amazon will fix that soon enough.https://aiyprojects.withgoogle.com/Note:  Enjoying the Linux nature of Raspberry Pi as well as all the Python tools and use.  Clearly a Confluence Project.

AIY Projects: Do-it-yourself AI for Makers

From Google Developers Blog  Fully assembled Voice Kit.  Thursday, May 4, 2017 Posted by Billy Rutledge, Director of AIY ProjectsOur teams are continually inspired by how Makers use Google technology to do crazy, cool new things. Things we would’ve never imagined doing ourselves, things that solve real world problems. After talking to Maker community members,…… Continue reading AIY Projects: Do-it-yourself AI for Makers