As the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Evangelist for EMEA, Julien focuses on helping developers and enterprises bring their ideas to life. He’s also actively blogging at https://medium.com/@julsimon.
Prior to joining AWS, Julien served for 10 years as CTO/VP Engineering in top-tier web startups where he led large Software and Ops teams in charge of thousands of servers worldwide. In the process, he fought his way through a wide range of technical, business and procurement issues, which helped him gain a deep understanding of physical infrastructure, its limitations and how cloud computing can help.
Last but not least, Julien holds all seven AWS certifications.
AI sounds incredibly complicated… and it can be. However, using high level cloud services, it’s never been easier to add AI capabilities to your applications. Speech, translation, image and video analysis are just an API call away. In this session, we’ll show how you can get started: writing a few lines of code is all it takes!
I’ll have a robot friend on stage with me, so expect the unexpected!
Skill Level: intermediate
Prerequisites: familiarity with Linux CLI, familiarity with Python/JSON/YAML, AWS account (it takes 24 hours to validate new accounts, so please do this before the workshop).
Description: the goal of this coding workshop is to teach you the basics of Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) with the Python language and popular open source libraries.
The main topics we will cover: