Newsletter - December 2017

Google Developers
Edition #12 | December, 2017
The December edition is hitting your inbox a bit earlier than usual in the month so you don’t miss a thing before the holiday season. Happy holidays, and we’ll see you in 2018 for more!





  • Catch-up on the sessions from Google Developer Days India if you weren’t able to follow the event in real-time earlier this month.
  • Congratulations to the winners of the Actions on Google Developer Challenge !
  • Introducing AIY Vision Kit , a compact cardboard kit that lets you add object recognition and facial emotion detection to your Raspberry Pi-based projects. Build a device that sees people, pets, objects, and emotions and can respond accordingly — like play music when someone comes home or sound the alarm when your sibling enters your room.
  • GDGs around the world have been busy hosting ~400 DevFest events  in 73 countries! Find other events your local GDG chapter is hosting soon - these are a great opportunity to meet fellow developers in your community who share your passion.
  • The fifth class of Launchpad Accelerator is about to begin! As part of the six-month program, portfolio startups receive equity-free support, two weeks of all-expenses-paid training at Google headquarters in California, personalized mentorship from Google and Silicon Valley experts, credits for Google products, and more.
  • Last month, Launchpad hosted its second-annual Female Founders Summit bringing together over 250 leaders in technology to help expand and support the community of women-led startups. Find and attend events like this one taking place at the Launchpad Space in San Francisco

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