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Post-Quantum Cryptography with Nick Sullivan and Adam Langley

Nick Sullivan, and Adam Langley join Melanie and Mark to provide a pragmatic view on post-quantum cryptography and what it means to research security for the potential of quantum computing. Post-quantum cryptography is about developing algorithms that are resistant to quantum computers in conjunction with “classical” computers. It’s about looking at the full picture of potential threats and planning on how to address them using a diversity of types of mathematics in the research. Adam and...


Project Jupyter with Jessica Forde, Yuvi Panda and Chris Holdgraf

Jessica Forde, Yuvi Panda and Chris Holdgraf join Melanie and Mark to discuss Project Jupyter from it’s interactive notebook origin story to the various open source modular projects it’s grown into supporting data research and applications. We dive specifically into JupyterHub using Kubernetes to enable a multi-user server. We also talk about Binder, an interactive development environment that makes work easily reproducible. Jessica Forde is a Project Jupyter Maintainer and a visiting...


Kontributing to Kubernetes with Paris Pittman and Garrett Rodrigues

Paris Pittman and Garrett Rodrigues join Mark and Melanie to discuss the Contributor Experience on Kubernetes, and how people can get involved with Kubernetes! Co-Chair of Contributor Experience Special Interest Group for Kubernetes. Bay Area Kubernetes Meetup Co-Organizer Paris is a Developer Relations Program Manager on the Google Cloud Open Source Strategy team focusing on Kubernetes Community. She has 13 years of professional experience in attracting, retaining, growing, and...


Forseti with Nenad Stojanovski and Andrew Hoying

Nenad Stojanovski and Andrew Hoying join Mark and Melanie this week to discuss Forseti - open source tools for Google Cloud Platform security. Staff Security Engineer, Spotify Andrew Hoying is a Senior Security Engineer at Google. His goal is to ensure all services built by Google and running on Google Cloud Platform have the same, or better, security assurances as services running in any other environment. He is also a top contributor to the Forseti Security open-source project,...


NVIDIA and Deep Learning Research with Bryan Catanzaro

Bryan Catanzaro, the VP Applied Deep Learning Research at NVIDIA, joins Mark and Melanie this week to discuss how his team uses applied deep learning to make NVIDIA products and processes better. We talk about parallel processing and compute with GPUs as well as his team’s research in graphics, text and audio to change how these forms of communication are created and rendered by using deep learning. This week we are also joined by a special co-host, Sherol Chen who is a developer advocate...


OpenCensus with Morgan McLean and JBD

Product Manager Morgan McLean and Software Engineer JBD join Melanie and Mark this week to discuss the new open source project OpenCensus, a single distribution of libraries for metrics and distributed tracing with minimal overhead that allows you to export data to multiple backends. Morgan McLean is the Product Manager for Tracing, Debugging, and Profiling at Google, including OpenCensus JBD leads the OpenCensus Go and our integrations with other...


Cloud AI with Dr. Fei-Fei Li

Dr. Fei-Fei Li, the Chief Scientist of AI/ML at Google joins Melanie and Mark this week to talk about how Google enables businesses to solve critical problems through AI solutions. We talk about the work she is doing at Google to help reduce AI barriers to entry for enterprise, her research with Stanford combining AI and health care, where AI research is going, and her efforts to overcome one of the key challenges in AI by driving for more diversity in the field. Dr. Fei-Fei Li is the...


Solution Architects with Miles Ward and Grace Mollison

We have the pleasure this week of having the Director of Solutions for Google Cloud Miles Ward and Cloud Solutions Architect Grace Mollison join Mark and Melanie to discuss Solution Architects, what they do and how they interact with Customers at Google Cloud Platform. Miles Ward is a three-time technology startup entrepreneur with a decade of experience building cloud infrastructures. Miles is Director of Solutions for Google Cloud; focused on delivering next-generation solutions to...


Google Play Marketing with Dom Elliott and Stewart Bryson

In this episode, Google Play Marketing is the customer of Google Cloud Platform. Melanie and Mark chat with Dom Elliott (Google Play) and Stewart Bryson (Red Pill Analytics) about how they use our big data processing and visualisation tools to introspect what is happening in the Google play ecosystem. Dom Elliott lead global developer marketing communications for Google Play. My goal is to help Android app and game developers improve their app quality and business performance on Google...


Machine Learning Bias and Fairness with Timnit Gebru and Margaret Mitchell

This week, we dive into machine learning bias and fairness from a social and technical perspective with machine learning research scientists Timnit Gebru from Microsoft and Margaret Mitchell (aka Meg, aka M.) from Google. They share with Melanie and Mark about ongoing efforts and resources to address bias and fairness including diversifying datasets, applying algorithmic techniques and expanding research team expertise and perspectives. There is not a simple solution to the challenge, and...


Open Source TensorFlow with Yifei Feng

Yifei Feng talks with Mark and Melanie about working on the open source TensorFlow platform, the recent 1.5 release, and how her team engages and supports the growing community. She provides a great overview of what its like to work on an open source project and ways to get involved especially for anyone new to contributing. Yifei is a software engineer on TensorFlow team. Her main focus is building tools and infractures to help TensorFlow engineers do their best work. She works on...

Duration:00:26:21 with Mike Fotinakis

We return once again to Continuous Integration tooling, this time with a visual spin. Mike Fotinakis joins Mark and Melanie to discuss how they use Google Cloud Platform to develop Percy, the platform for continuous visual reviews for web apps. Mike is Co-Founder and CEO of Percy, where he is working on problems at the intersection of design, development, and deployment. Mike has previously worked as an engineer at companies including Google, Science Exchange, and AltSchool, and is now...


Google Cloud Platform with Sam Ramji

The delightful Sam Ramji joins Mark and Melanie this week to talk about Google Cloud Platform, Open Source, Distributed Systems and Philosophy and how they are all interrelated. A 20+ year veteran of the Silicon Valley and Seattle technology scenes, Sam Ramji is VP Product Management for Google Cloud Platform (GCP). He was the founding CEO of Cloud Foundry Foundation, was Chief Strategy Officer for Apigee (APIC), designed and led Microsoft’s open source strategy, founded the Outercurve...


Cloud AutoML Vision with Amy Unruh and Sara Robinson

Amy Unruh and Sara Robinson join the podcast this week to talk with Mark and Melanie about the alpha launch of Cloud AutoML Vision. Cloud AutoML is a suite of products enabling developers with limited ML expertise to build high quality models using transfer learning and Neural Architecture Search techniques. AutoML Vision is the first product out the gate with a focus on making it easy to train customized vision models. Amy is a developer relations engineer for the Google Cloud...


Launchpad Studio with Malika Cantor and Peter Norvig

Launchpad Studio, a product development acceleration program focused on helping machine learning startups iterate quickly, fail fast, and collaborate on best practices. Malika Cantor and Peter Norvig talk with Mark and Melanie this week about how the Launchpad Studio program is helping startups overcome data, expertise and tooling barriers by providing access to talent and resources and building universal best practices. Malika is the Global Lead for Google Launchpad Studio. Launchpad...


A Year in Review with Francesc Campoy Flores and Greg Wilson

This week we get the band back together! Francesc Campoy Flores rejoins the show along with Director of Google Cloud Developer Relations Greg Wilson to talk all about 2017 and Google Cloud with Mark and Melanie Francesc Campoy Flores is the VP of Developer Relations at source{d}, He’s also a Gopher, Catalan, LGBTQIA advocate, previous Google employee (and Podcast host), and creator of the Just For Func YouTube series! Greg Wilson is the Director of Google Cloud Developer Relations,...


New York Times with Deep Kapadia and JP Robinson

Deep Kapadia and JP Robinson from New York Times join Mark and Francesc to discuss how they use Google Cloud Platform to serve the New York Times to its readers. JP Robinson maintains NYT’s internal and open source tools and frameworks that are related to the Go programming language. He also lead backend development of NYT’s games platform. Recently his team completely rewrote our backend with Go and GCP tools. In doing so they’ve managed to significantly lower request latencies and cut...


Node.js with Myles Borins

Myles Borins talks with Mark and Francesc about Node.js from its history, how to contribute, the consensus-seeking governance, and why it’s important to Google Cloud Platform. Node.js is an open-source, JavaScript runtime environment built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine, and Google is a Platinum Member of the Node.js Foundation. Myles Borins is a developer, musician, artist, and maker he works for Google as a developer advocate serving the Node.js ecosystem he graduated with a Master...


Dataprep with Eric Anderson

On this week’s podcast, Eric Anderson shares how Dataprep helps summarize, transform, visualize and cleanup data on the Google Cloud Platform. When doing data analysis, typically data munging can take up most of the time and this serverless tool helps optimize the process. Eric is a Product Manager at Google working on Cloud Dataprep and recently Cloud Dataflow. Previously he was at Amazon Web Services, Harvard Business School, General Electric and University of Utah. He’s from Salt...


Performance Atlas with Colt McAnlis

Colt McAnalis joins the podcast this week to talk about his Performance Atlas series where he dives into how to make Google Cloud applications faster and cheaper. In his words, his job is to help get someone promoted. Colt McAnlis is a Developer Advocate at Google focusing on performance & compression. Before that, he was a graphics programmer in the games industry working at Blizzard, Microsoft (Ensemble), and Petroglyph. He’s been an Adjunct Professor at SMU Guildhall, a UDACITY...


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