What is this?

A daily log of Daniel Bourke's exploration of Airbnb's Amenity Detection pipeline:

Amenity Detection and Beyond - New Frontiers of Computer Vision at Airbnb

I'm going to be spending the next 6 weeks, replicating it and trying to improve it. You can expect daily updates here and on Twitter as well as a weekly video or 2 on YouTube.

This document is made with Notion.


For fun. Also, see 42 days: a cure for shiny object syndrome.


Start: February 17, 2020

End: April 6, 2020 (extended 4 6 days due to Coronavirus)

Currently: Finished day 42/42! See the daily log (links to below), the retrospective blog post & the code on GitHub.

Summary Blog Post (narrative form)

Replicating Airbnb's Amenity Detection with Detectron2

Code on GitHub: https://github.com/mrdbourke/airbnb-amenity-detection

Table of Contents

Criteria — What defines success for this project?

It should: