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Silicon Valley Innovation Center | Visit Silicon Valley Companies
For Corporate Executives Immerse into Silicon Valley innovation culture. Visit Airbnb, Stanford, Flex, HP, SAP, Jabil tour Googleplex, 500 Startups and RocketSpace  startup incubators to learn how to accelerate innovation. WHAT: 5-day Executive Immersion Program WHEN: October 8-12, 2018 (more dates available)
#startup  #vc  #innovation  #consulting  #firm  #advisory  #SiliconValley 
august 2018 by phil_hendrix
How HBO’s Silicon Valley built “Not Hotdog” with mobile TensorFlow, Keras & React Native
How HBO’s Silicon Valley built “Not Hotdog” with mobile TensorFlow, Keras & React Native
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The HBO show Silicon Valley released a real AI app that identifies hotdogs — and not hotdogs — like the one shown on season 4’s 4th episode (the app is now available on Android as well as iOS!)

To achieve this, we designed a bespoke neural architecture that runs directly on your phone, and trained it with Tensorflow, Keras & Nvidia GPUs.
While the use-case is farcical, the app is an approachable example of both deep learning, and edge computing. All AI work is powered 100% by the user’s device, and images are processed without ever leaving their phone. This provides users with a snappier experience (no round trip to the cloud), offline availability, and better privacy. This also allows us to run the app at a cost of $0, even under the load of a million users, providing significant savings compared to traditional cloud-based AI approaches.
#mobile  #app  #humor  #hotdog  #TV  #HBO  #SiliconValley 
november 2017 by phil_hendrix

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