TensorFlow in the (Art) Classroom

TensorFlow is a great way for students to get hands on with machine learning, but provisioning, managing and tracking instances can be cumbersome and classrooms sharing an instance are quickly limited by CPU and memory constraints.

Our Google Cloud Platform friends recently launched a tool that should prove useful to educators teaching machine learning for creative applications: TensorFlow instance management with JupyterHub.

Google Container Engine allows admins to quickly provision Docker containers running unique TensorFlow environments for each student. With the included example, students can generate art with the DeepDream algorithm.

If you’re interested in teaching creative ML, head over to the solution guide for step by step instructions. Faculty and students can apply for a Google Cloud Platform education grant — so don’t miss out on the opportunity for free computation.