Session List

Session List2019-10-02T20:07:53+00:00

Intro to Hacking with the Raspberry Pi

Presented by: Sarah Withee

You've heard lots of hype about the Raspberry Pi, the credit-card sized computer available for under $40. This (updated) talk will introduce some of the Pi's features, explore some sample projects you can create, and show you how to write code to control hardware through it's IO pins. After this...

Tags: Hardware, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Hacking Radiowaves for fun (but not profit)

Presented by: Craig Hills

As a child, did you ever play with walkie talkies? Do you remember how fun it was to talk with friends and family from the other end of the house, or across the neighborhood? ...

Tags: Hardware, Other, Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Fast, Reliable, Powerful IoT Projects Built on Elixir With Nerves

Presented by: Joel Byler

Elixir was built to deliver low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant systems, this is great for large enterprise applications but can also be leveraged to build impressive IoT applications on small single board linux machines like (but not limited to) a Raspberry Pi. Nerves was built to give...

Tags: Functional Programming, HardwareFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Deep Learning on the Edge

Presented by: Dan Kacenjar

Machine learning on microcontrollers? You bet! With the introduction of TensorFlow Lite, machine learning inferencing has moved to the edge... as in edge computing! Cloud-based servers or internet connections are no longer required. Machine learning can occur on the microcontroller, directly on the...

Tags: HardwareFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Azure Kinect DK: Artificial Intelligence + Computer Vision = Your Next Generation Development Today!

Presented by: Lance Larsen

Azure Kinect DK is most advanced Computer Vision device available for developers today! ...

Tags: .NET, Design (UI/UX/CSS), HardwareFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

How Exploding Birthday Cakes and Other CRAZY Projects Come to Life

Presented by: Barry Tarlton

Have an amazingly crazy idea for an Arduino or RaspberryPi project, but can't find a tutorial to help bring it to life? Do even the Googles seem unable to help you get started on the road less traveled? This session will prepare you to go beyond the average maker tutorials found online and help...

Tags: HardwareFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Assembly Language: The (Sega) Genesis of Programming

Presented by: Joe Sewell

Have you ever wondered how many popular video games of the 70s, 80s, and 90s managed to look, sound, and play so well, despite running on very limited hardware? One reason is that many of these games were written in assembly languages. Unlike compiled or interpreted languages, in assembly the...

Tags: HardwareFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

A Developer's Introduction to Electronics

Presented by: Guy Royse

Are you a programmer? Odds are you have a love of Raspberry Pis, Arduinos, and other devices of their ilk. These devices are easy to program, especially for a developer like you, but when it comes to building circuits for them to control, you're pretty much just following recipes online without a...

Tags: HardwareFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Quantum Computing deep dive

Presented by: Johnny Hooyberghs

You've probably heard of Quantum Computing, but it still remains a mistery? This deep dive session explains important concepts like qbits, superposition and entanglement. Theoretical knowledge about quantum physics, quantum gates and quantum algorithms will be associated with practical examples...

Tags: Hardware, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Advanced

Hacking on a home server for fun and profit

Presented by: Leo Guinan

Do you have a Raspberry Pi or similar just gathering dust at home? Or maybe various other computer components hanging around? If you do, come join Leo's journey down the road of system administration, beginning with an assortment of Raspberry Pis, and current in the form of a rack server. He will...

Tags: Hardware, Other, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview