Laurence Moroney

Lead AI Advocate , Google

Laurence Moroney is the lead AI Advocate at Google, working on TensorFlow in particular, with a goal to democratize AI by helping millions of software developers understand how it works, and how they can add it to their everyday toolbox. He’s the author of the upcoming book ‘AI and Machine Learning for Coders’ at O’Reilly, as well as more programming books than he can count. When not Googling, he’s a published Sci-Fi author, a IMDB-listed produced screenwriter, and the creator of the prequel comic books for the movie ‘Equilibrium’. Laurence is based in Sammamish, Washington, where he drinks way too much coffee.

Past sessions

Summit 2020 Spark Meetup – Brew Talk and AI for Social Good

June 21, 2020 05:00 PM PT

Kick-off your Spark + AI Summit week with Databricks Developer Advocates Denny and Jules! While bantering over some brew, they will (1) take a peek at a few tracks coming up as part of this virtual and global conference, (2) give a quick update on developments in Delta Lake, Apache Spark, Koalas, and MLflow, and (3) show you how to get involved as a contributor for Delta Lake, Apache Spark, Koalas, and MLflow. Laurence from TensorFlow will talk about the latest developments in TensorFlow 2.x, how to analyze and classify images, and in particular, how TF 2.x can be used to classify images for diabetic retinopathy.