Kickoff 2020: Predicting cricket and Serverless demos by Googler Grant Timmerman

GDG Cloud Sydney
Wed, Feb 12, 2020, 6:00 PM (AEDT)

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About this event

We're kicking off 2020 with these 2 highly interesting talks! We are thrilled to welcome Google Cloud Engineer and speaker from San Francisco Grant Timmerman. Grant happens to be in Sydney on the night of our meetup and will stop by to talk about Google Cloud serverless and do some demos.

Doors Open 5:45 pm
Talks will start at 6:00 pm and be done by 7:30pm.
This meetup will be hosted at Kasna offices. Hope to see you there.

Talk 1: Predicting Cricket in real time by Francisco Galarza
How to make a 5-day-long cricket match more engaging? Francisco will talk about Monty, an A.I. based algorithm that predicts if a wicket is going to fall soon in a Test Cricket game. (Monty was built in less than 4 weeks in collaboration with Servian, Google and Fox Sports).

Talk 2: Google Cloud Serverless (+ demos)
Google Cloud Functions makes it easy for developers to run and scale code in the cloud and build event-driven serverless applications. Learn the latest updates about Google Cloud Serverless with a few demos!

About the presenters
Francisco Galarza
With a background in Engineering and Machine Learning, Francisco works as a consultant helping companies innovate and stay competitive leveraging the power of the cloud and DevOps practices.

Grant Timmerman – Google
Bio: Grant is a developer platform engineer at Google where he works on Google Cloud Platform. Previously he led open source for G Suite APIs. He loves Node, GitHub, and plays the alto saxophone in his spare time.


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