• The new maker toolkit: IoT, AI and Google Cloud Platform

      Voice interaction is everywhere these days—via phones, TVs, laptops and smart home devices that use technology like the Google Assistant. And with the availability of maker-friendly offerings like Google AIY’s Voice Kit, the maker community has been getting in on the action and adding voice to their Internet of Things (IoT) projects.

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  • Now anyone can explore machine learning, no coding required

    …, a simple experiment that lets you teach a machine using your camera—live in the browser, no coding required. Teachable Machine is built with a new library called deeplearn.js, which makes it easier for any web developer to get into machine learning by training and running neural nets right in the browser. We’ve also open sourced the code to help inspire others to make new experiments. Check it out at …

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  • Startup with Google, a resource to help young companies succeed

    …. Based in Durham, NC, the Fathom team works out of the American Underground tech hub space, a Google for Entrepreneurs partner. There, the Fathom team receives mentorship, training, and access to a community as well as Google resources and programming. Ivonna and Gabrielle are just two of the many startup founders who have taken advantage…

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  • Funding 75,000 Udacity scholarships to bridge the digital skills gap

    … in Krakow, at Google Developer Days - Europe, our biggest European developer event, scholarship recipients like Ildiko will join 2000 other developers from all over Europe to learn about the newest developer technologies and improve their skills. Despite this enthusiasm, the growing digital skills gap has lead the EU to predict that half a million…

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  • Dance Tonite, an ever-changing VR collaboration by LCD Soundsystem and fans

    … how this project was made, we’ve released the code open source. You can also read about our process and learnings using an experimental technology (WebVR) in a new medium (VR). Dance Tonite was directed by artists Jonathan Puckey and Moniker, in collaboration with the Data Arts Team— a specialized group within Google exploring the ongoing dialog…

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  • It must be nice to have Hamilton on your phone

    … away your shot! By the way, developers can even find some HAMILTON easter eggs in the Flutter documentation. And what about Firebase? David: Firebase was also a critical component building a great app for our fans. With Firebase, we didn’t have to worry about setting up and maintaining servers. Instead, we were able to spend more time designing…

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  • How Android and Pixel are changing the way musicians create

    … app, which launched in preview mode at I/O for Pixel and other high-end Android phones. NOISE and BLOCKS are intended for people with a range of musical expertise to play, but they depend on phones with powerful technology—including low audio latency, powerful and fast processing capabilities, and glitch-free audio. We’ve made a series of updates…

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  • Making the internet work better for everyone in Africa

    … in Lagos. Today, at our Google for Nigeria event in Lagos, we announced progress we’ve made in our products and features for users in Nigeria, including YouTube, Search and Maps. We also announced initiatives focused on digital skills training, education and economic opportunity, and support for African startups and developers. Digital Skills…

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  • After a "close call," a coding champion

    … Eighteen-year-old Cameroon resident Nji Collins had just put the finishing touches on his final submission for the Google Code-In competition when his entire town lost internet access. It stayed dark for two months. “That was a really, really close call,” Nji, who prefers to be called Collins, tells the Keyword, adding that he traveled…

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  • Empowering developers to build the best experiences across platforms

    … It’s great to be in our backyard again for Google I/O to connect with developers around the world. The 7,200 attendees at Shoreline Amphitheatre, millions of viewers on the live stream, and thousand of developers at local I/O Extended events across 80+ countries heard about our efforts to make the lives of developers easier—allowing them…

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  • Code Jam returns: Do you have what it takes?

    … of current and former participants (and fans of the competition) has grown to more than 200,000 across our Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and Facebook channels. And on any given day, you can participate in discussions about competition puzzles or get tips and tricks from past competitors. The problems are memorable. The quality of the problems keeps many…

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