Session List

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

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

Have More Fun in Minecraft, With Redstone!

Presented by: Nathan Arthur

Have you ever wanted to build your own redstone machines in Minecraft? Come build cool redstone doors, traps, weapons, and farms with Benjamin (age 9) and Liam (age 7). But we won't just build them - we'll learn how they work - so you can build your own inventions at home! ...

Tags: HardwareFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Intermediate

KidzMash: A Kid’s World of 3D printing

This session is targeted for children. All ages of children are welcome (with a responsible adult). We will tour the maker lab and talk about the exciting world of 3D printing. We will look at the printers as well as models made on them and pass around lots of things. We will also go over basics of...

Tags: HardwareFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Intermediate

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