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Google Developer Day China 2016

It’s been more than 4 years since Google last Google Developer Day (GDD) in China. This year, Google decided to host the GDD in Beijing and Shanghai on Dec 8 (it’s tomorrow!) and Dec 14 respectively.

To save your time flying in town (we all know it’s a weekday… phew), Google provides live-streaming for the first hour of the event!

Please find the links to the broadcast below:

English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjBxhXlWm8g

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8SsJ-6lDUU

You may also find the detailed agenda in the link below:
http://www.google.cn/intl/en/events/developerday2016/agenda/

Last but not least, the official website of the event:
http://www.google.cn/intl/en/events/developerday2016/

Enjoy!

Workshop on TensorFlow

Hi all! It’s been just two weeks from our DevFest this year and we’re now having another event!

It’s been our honour to have Wolff Dobson of the Google Developer Relations team to come in town and give a workshop on TensorFlow!

Event  details as follow:

Date: 10th December, 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 9:30AM – 12:00PM (Registration starts at 9:20am)
Venue: City University of Hong Kong (Exact location will be make available later to successful applicants)
Capacity: 40

Again, registration will be done via Eventbrite
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshop-on-tensorflow-registration-29845361279

This will be an interactive workshop with Wolff doing some coding, presenting some slides and hanging around to see the progress of individuals.

You’re highly recommended (we try to avoid the word “required”) to bring yourself a laptop so that you can follow better by doing some hands-on exercises. To make the whole event more efficient, we encourage you to follow the instructions as at: https://github.com/random-forests/tensorflow-workshop so you do not need to download it at the venue.

 

GDG DevFest Hong Kong 2016

Supporting Organization:
Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong
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Sponsor: ASUS
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The biggest Google tech conference in Hong Kong carefully crafted for you by GDG community! All about Android, Web and Cloud from the world expert.s.

Details are in the website: http://devfest.gdghk.org/


Date: 19th Nov, 2016 (
Saturday)
Time: 09:30 – 18:00
Venue : City University of Hong Kong

Ticketing: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdg-devfest-season-2016-hong-kong-tickets-28326239545

Tech Talks on AI (TensorFlow), Robotics & Industrie 4.0 in Hong Kong

Developers,

Do you still remember the robot arm NEKONOTE, which is powered by#TensorFlow , in #io16 ?

We jointly organize the event with Salon Media Lab (by Salon Vision) salonmedialab.com) and UFO School (ufo.school). It’s our honour to have RT Corporation (the maker of NEKONOTE) and Mr. Ben Tang of HKPC to share with us on the topics, please see below for event details:

Date: Oct 31, 2016 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (Registration starts at 6pm)
Address: SMLxUFO Lab (G/F, Mayson Garden Building, 2C -2E Wing Hing Street, Causeway Bay)

* Registration on Eventbrite is a MUST *
Ticketing: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdg-tech-talks-on-tensorflow-tickets-28679520217

Happy Coding.

GDG Hong Kong

Speakers’ Profile::

Ms.Yuki Nakagawa of the RT Corporation
Yuki Nakagawa, Born in 1971, Founder and the CEO of RT Corporation headquartered in the center of  ́Akihabara Electric Town ́, Tokyo, Japan, is a well established specialist in robotics in 2005. She has developed various intelligent robots such as autonomous and collaborative mobile robots for the RoboCup small robot soccer league and the cutting-edge humanoid robot RIC 90. Prior to her venture at RT Corporation, she participated as a researcher in the Kitano Symbiotic System Research Project, that is a part of the Exploratory Research for Advanced Technology program within the Japan Science and Technology Agency. She also served as a lead curator at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, and an assistant professor at the Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology. She has been commended for numerous significant contributions in robotics from the Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence, the Japan Society for Fuzzy Technologies and Intelligent Informatics and RoboCup Japan Open. She earned M.Sc. in System Engineering and B.E. in Measurement and Control Engineering from Hosei University, Japan. She was selected “25 women in robotics you need to know about – 2015” by Robohub (http://robohub.org/25-women-in-robotics-you-need-to-know-about-2015/)

Mr. Ben Tang of the Hong Kong Productivity Council
(Profile only available in traditional Chinese currently)
鄧先生現任職香港生產力促進局智能製造及材料科技部的項目主任,主要負責智能模具生產自動化項目,及提升企業達到德國工業4.0的里程。鄧先生更在2016年考獲由德國Fraunhofer IPT認可的工業4.0培訓師及專業資格。鄧先生在大學主修機械工程,畢業後在有關行業中工作超過二十多年,曾在模具生產及零件加工自動化系統中擔任技術經理多年,在任期間,曾安裝及培訓超過十多間企業,包括有機械手的自動化生產線體、及非機械手的自動化生產系統,有實際自動化系統的設計、計劃、安裝、培訓及實施的經驗。在生產力促進局,獨力付責(i-Mould) 智能模具生產自動化項目,建立一個由加工中心、火花機、三座標、清洗機、機械手、料庫、上下料架、安全護欄等所組成的智能製造技術展示中心(i-mfg Technology Centre)。該中心已安裝調試成功,可供各界參觀及應用。

GDG Meet-up & Tech Talks on Tango

We decided to integrate this event to be part of the GDG DevFest Hong Kong 2016, click here for event details.
15:25 26-Oct-2016

Since the Black rainstorm signal is active. The event tonight is CANCELLED.
16:30 19-Oct-2016

Hi Developers,

The first retail Android device with Tango is approaching. Are you ready to launch your first Tango application?

We’ve invited Tony Chan to join our meet-up in October.
(Sorry that Justin Quimby will not be able join us this time. But we will have another Googler Tony Chan joining us.)

* Registration on Eventbrite is a MUST *
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdg-meet-up-tech-talks-on-tango-tickets-28473205123

Date: Oct 19, 2016 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Address: Google HK Office, Causeway Bay

Happy Coding,
GDG Hong Kong

GDG Hong Kong Meet-up (Sep-2016)

Developers,

We are moving to a new location in our meet-up in September.

And as you know, Android 7.0 Nougat has been released. We will have a very short sharing about it.

Seats are very limited. RSVP ASAP. Registration is a MUST!

Date: September 14, 2016 at 7 PM – 9 PM

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdg-meet-up-sep-2016-tickets-27457603431

Address: Oursky, Rm B, 10/F, Great Wall Factory Building, 11 Cheung Shun St, Cheung Sha Wan, Cheung Sha Wan

I/O 2016 Redux

 Did you attended #io16 or #io16extended ? Some of us attended on site and it is time for us to share what we have seen.

#Firebase, #GoogleAssistant, #GoogleHome, #Daydream, #AMP, #ProjectTango, #AndroidN , #ATAP, #TensorFlow , and more

Feel free, come and join us.

Date: 11-June-2016 10:00-13:00
Venue: C Y Sun Lecture Theatre (LT-3), AC1, City University of Hong Kong
Registration: https://goo.gl/1BpRI1

Google I/O Extended 2016 Hong Kong

The annual developer conference of Google, Google I/O will be on 18-20 May in Mountain View this year.

For those who cannot join it on site, don’t worry. We’ll held Google I/O Extended, which is a live streaming event for the keynote session, in Hong Kong.

We have food and drinks provided. And it is FREE.

Let’s watch the keynote of #io16 together and get ready for the big announcements.

Time: May 18, 11:00 PM – May 19, 4:00 AM
Location: Master Concept, 23 Linkchart Centre, 2 Tai Yip St, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

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