Session List

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

Arts & Crafts with AWS Glue Workshop

Presented by: Lydia White

Constructing and administering a big data scale Extract, Transform & Load (ETL) and Business Intelligence (BI) pipeline can be expensive and complicated. Fortunately, Amazon Web Services (AWS) simplifies this with Glue and QuickSight services. Glue, a fully managed, serverless and cloud-optimized...

Tags: Cloud, Big Data, PythonFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Putting the D&D in TDD

Presented by: George Walters II, Guy Royse

Are you tired of TDD workshops that make you do boring things like calculating bowling scores and prime factors or demonstrate how to win the game of life? If so, this is the session for you! In this TDD workshop, we will be building the domain model for EverCraft -- a new MMORPG from Blizzards of...

Tags: .NET, Java, Javascript, Ruby/Rails, Python, TestingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

May the Turtle be With You

Presented by: Adrienne Tacke

Did you know you can draw and create simple games with Python's built-in Turtle module? No? Well you're in luck! ...

Tags: PythonFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Intermediate

Analysis and Defense of Automotive Networks

Presented by: Samuel Hollifield

Note: This precompiler will require an additional ticket purchase in order to retain the Arduino hardware featured in the presentation. ...

Tags: Hardware, Python, SecurityFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Ensure Your Users Experience - A Trip Around User Validation Tools

Presented by: Rick Clymer, Aaron Glass

In today’s fast feedback world, getting our product in front of users often is incredibly important. But how do we know our product is ready to go in front of our users. Sure, we have 1,000’s of unit and integration tests on each of our microservices, but what happens when we put them all...

Tags: Javascript, Python, TestingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate

Help Cure the #1 Leading Cause of Death in America

Presented by: Luther Hill

The number one leading cause of death in America is Cardiovascular Disease. Doctors often spend years researching cures for this disease without any results. ...

Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Javascript, PythonFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Advanced

Making Faces: Image Reduction and Recognition

Presented by: Steve Crow

A 350px by 300px image contains 105,000 individual pixels. Comparing each pixel to tell whether or not two images are the same is not efficient. What if we could reduce the number of features, while still maintaining patterns and trends? What if we could perform this recognition by only comparing 25...

Tags: Big Data, Other, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Python, the world beyond scripting

Presented by: Charles Yost

Python is a wonderful language for writing simple scripts. But have you ever wondered how to go to the next level? What does it take to create a library, a desktop application, or a web application in Python? How does documentation, testing, packaging, and deployment work? What are all these crazy...

Tags: PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Intro to Machine Learning on the cheap and without a PhD in math: Overview

Presented by: Jim Wilson

Machine learning has traditionally required a command of advanced mathematics, years of university training, and expensive hardware to implement. Now with better open source tools and online resources it’s easier than ever to create your own robust neural networks. Be it image recognition,...

Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Other, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

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

Impress Your Boss with Interactive Visualizations

Presented by: Tim Garvin

We all have little troves of data lying around, begging to be analyzed. In this session, we’ll talk about how to visualize your data to tell the story you want. Whether you’re trying to decide what support ticket to work on next, convincing your team it’s safe to let you rewrite a module, or...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Android Developers Guide to Machine Learning.

Presented by: Godfrey Nolan

In this session we'll walk through various ways of adding machine learning models to your Android app. First we'll be looking at how to use TensorFlow and Firebase MLKit to train a model. And just to keep everything agnostic we'll also be looking at non-Google deep learning platforms like PyTorch...

Tags: Mobile, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Using Python to Develop a Discord Bot

Presented by: Raphael Gotfryd

Discord is the best way to communicate with your gamer friends. But what if I told you that you could create games with it? Well, you can in the form of a Discord bot. In this session we will go over many details about the Discord bot, and have a code along where you can make your own bot game for...

Tags: PythonFormat: KidzMash DivezLevel: Intermediate

Speed, security and simplicity: Creating Container Images with Cloud Native Buildpacks

Presented by: Daniel Mikusa

Buildpacks are a pluggable, modular, language-agnostic tool that takes application source code and in turn give you an OCI (Open Container Initiative) image which you can run using Docker, Kubernetes or your OCI Runtime of choice. ...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Java, Javascript, Ruby/Rails, Python, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Well.. that's ONNX-pected

Presented by: Ron Dagdag

The world of machine learning frameworks is complex. What if we can use the lightest framework for inferencing on edge devices? That’s the idea behind ONNX format. Attend this session and find out how to train models using the framework of your choice, save or convert models into ONNX, and deploy...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Big Data, Javascript, Other, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

[KidzMash] Build a Binary Clock with a Raspberry Pi Zero Workshop

Presented by: Christopher Judd

Have you ever wanted to be the geekiest kid around? This session will earn you the crown. In this session, you build a clock that likely only you can read because it will display the time in binary (1s and 0s or on and off). You will learn how to control LEDs using a Raspberry Pi Zero. Along the way...

Tags: Hardware, PythonFormat: KidzMash DivezLevel: Advanced