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End of Year Wrap-up

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Happy Holidays, everyone! Melanie and Mark wrap up a great year by reminiscing about some of their favorite episodes! We also talk about the big news of the year, our favorite articles, and what’s coming up for the GCP Podcast in 2019.

Cool things of the week
  • Kubernetes and GKE for developers: a year of Cloud Console blog
  • Reducing gender bias in Google Translate blog
  • Cloud Security Command Center is now in beta and ready to use blog
Main content
  • Podcast accomplishments!

    • We have awesome new intro and outro music, new website, new YouTube videos!
    • We hit 1 million and then 2 million downloads!
    • Mark and the podcast are celebrating their three year anniversary!
  • Top 10 most downloaded episodes of all time!

    1. GCP Podcast Episode 111: Google Cloud Platform with Sam Ramji podcast
    2. GCP Podcast Episode 112: with Mike Fotinakis podcast
    3. GCP Podcast Episode 146: Google AI with Jeff Dean podcast
    4. GCP Podcast Episode 127: SRE vs Devops with Liz Fong-Jones and Seth Vargo podcast
    5. GCP Podcast Episode 128: Decision Intelligence with Cassie Kozyrkov podcast
    6. GCP Podcast Episode 113: Open Source TensorFlow with Yifei Feng podcast
    7. GCP Podcast Episode 88: Kubernetes 1.7 with Tim Hockin podcast
    8. GCP Podcast Episode 108: Launchpad Studio with Malika Cantor and Peter Norvig podcast
    9. GCP Podcast Episode 130: Data Science with Juliet Hougland and Michelle Casbon podcast
    10. GCP Podcast Episode 125: Open Source at Google Cloud Platform with Sarah Novotny podcast
  • Top 10 most downloaded episodes for 2018!

    • Exact same list except Tim Hockin is not #7. Following episodes go up a number and we added to #10 spot.
    • GCP Podcast Episode 122: Project Jupyter with Jessica Forde, Yuvi Panda and Chris Holdgraf podcast
  • Mark’s favorite episodes

    • GCP Podcast Episode 129: Developer Relations with Mandy Waite podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 121: Kontributing to Kubernetes with Paris Pittman and Garrett Rodrigues podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 131: Actions on Google with Mandy Chan podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 148: Wellio with Sivan Aldor-Noiman and Erik Andrejko podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 110: CPU Vulnerability with Matt Linton and Paul Turner podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 125: Open Source at Google Cloud Platform with Sarah Novotny podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 140: Container Security with Maya Kaczorowski podcast
  • Melanie’s favorite episodes

    • GCP Podcast Episode 117: Cloud AI Fei-Fei Li was the Chief Scientist of AI/ML at Google podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 114: ML Bias & Fairness with Timnit Gebru and Margaret Mitchell podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 141: Accessibility in Tech podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 136: Robotics with Raia podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 150: Strange Loop, Remote Working, and Distributed Systems with KF podcast
    • DL Indaba
      • GCP Podcast Episode 147: DL Indaba: AI Investments in Africa podcast
      • GCP Podcast Episode 149: Deep Learning Research in Africa with Yabebal Fantaye & Jessica Phalafala podcast
      • GCP Podcast Episode 152: AI Corporations and Communities in Africa with Karim Beguir & Muthoni Wanyoike podcast
    • GCP Podcast Episode 157: NeurIPS and AI Research with Anima Anandkumar podcast
  • Favorite announcements, products, and more at Google Cloud

    • Unity and Google Cloud Strategic Alliance blog
    • Cloud TPU site
    • Google Dataset Search is in beta site
    • No tricks, just treats: Globally scaling the Halloween multiplayer Doodle with Open Match on Google Cloud blog
    • GKE On-Prem site
    • Open Source - Knative release, Skaffold, Istio updates, gVisor, etc.
    • Google in Ghana blog
    • Cloud NEXT blog
      • GCP Podcast Episode 137: Next Day 1 podcast
      • GCP Podcast Episode 138: Next Day 2 podcast
      • GCP Podcast Episode 139: Next Day 3 podcast
    • Unity and DeepMind partner to advance AI research blog
    • Introducing PyTorch across Google Cloud blog
Question of the week

What were your personal highlights for 2018?

  • Mark

    • Agones
    • Introducing Agones: Open-source, multiplayer, dedicated game-server hosting built on Kubernetes blog github
    • The new website
    • Having Melanie join me on the podcast
  • Melanie

    • Bringing Francesc back
    • Meeting Grace
    • GCP Podcast Episode 142: Agones With Mark Mandel and Cyril Tovena podcast
Where can you find us next?

It’s the holidays!

Special thanks!
  • Thank you guests
  • Thank you Jennifer
  • Thank you HD Interactive: James, Trae, Sabrina, and Sean
  • Thank you Greg
  • Thank you Neil, Chuck, and Shana
  • Thank you MBooth for the website overhaul and social media support
  • Thank you Francesc
  • Thank you listeners!

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