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Actions on Google with Mandy Chan


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Actions on Google with Mandy Chan

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This week is all about Voices! πŸŽΆπŸŽ€πŸ”Š Mandy Chan joins Melanie and Mark to discuss the intricacies of building user Voice user interfaces with Actions on Google, developing with SSML and more!

Mandy Chan

Mandy Chan is the developer community manager for the Actions On Google team. Her role is to help expand the funnel of the Actions on Google developer community by creating practical tools and content like and

Mandy began to build voice applications back in early 2016, and since then, she has built more than a dozen Voice Applications on Actions On Google and other platforms. One of her most frequently downloaded open source projects is called the SSML-Builder which creates well-formed Speech Synthesis Markup Language without worrying about string concatenation. You can learn more about her open source project on

When she is not pondering about how to improve the developer experience, you can find her hiking at mountains or learning new magic tricks. You can also learn more about Mandy by following @MandyChanNYC

Cool things of the week
  • AI at Google: our principles blog
  • Incorporating Google’s AI Principles into Google Cloud blog
  • Deploying to Google Kubernetes Engine blog
  • Fighting fire with machine learning: two students use TensorFlow to predict wildfires blog
  • Together, we can help Puerto Rico recover donation match
  • Introducing sole-tenant nodes for Google Compute Engine β€” when sharing isn’t an option blog docs
Interview Question of the week

I want to push a Docker image to Google Container Registry via docker push. How can I set things up so that I don’t have to use gcloud docker -- push every time?

  • Pushing and Pulling Images docs
  • Authentication Methods docs
Where can you find us next?

Mark is speaking at the San Francisco Kubernetes Meetup: Scaling Game Servers and the Conduit Service Mesh on June 14th, and also speaking at the Online Kubernetes Community Meeting on the 21st of June, at 10am Pacific.

Melanie is speaking at a joint WiMLDS and PyLadies event “Paths to Data Science” on June 26th and Stanford AI4ALL on June 28th.


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