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. About Malika Cantor Malika is the Global Lead for Google Launchpad Studio. Launchpad is the acceleration engine of Google - running a number of accelerator programs focused on supporting the global startup ecosystem. Prior to joining Google, Malika was a co-founder and partner at Comet Labs, a venture capital firm and experimental research lab focused on investing and supporting applied AI startups. She has worked with founders for around 6 years, in London, Beijing, Singapore, Toronto, and Silicon Valley. About Peter Norvig Peter Norvig is a Director of Research at Google; previously he directed Google’s core search algorithms group. He is a fellow and councilor of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence and co-author, with Stuart Russell, of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, now the leading college text in the field. He was head of the Computational Sciences Division (now the Intelligent Systems Division) at NASA Ames Research Center. Cool things of the week Introducing Preemptible GPUS: 50% off blog How We Implemented a Fully Serverless Recommender System Using GCP blog Awesome lists repo: Awesome Google Cloud Platform repo Awesome Kubernetes repo Awesome TensorFlow repo Awesome Firebase repo
Interview Launchpad Studio site Verily site DeepMind site Cloud AI site Cloud Machine Leanring Engine site TensorFlow site Android Things site Question of the week How does a startup get GCP credits? Google Cloud Platform Startup Program site CPU Vulnerability Links What Google Cloud, G Suite and Chrome customers need to know about the industry-wide CPU vulnerability blog Google Security Blog, Today’s CPU vulnerability: what you need to know blog ProjectZero News and Updates blog Where can you find us next? San Francisco

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