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Friday, September 6 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Replacing a Chicken with Go

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This session will cover my journey of discovery creating the an automated egg incubator.  Primarily written in Go, I'll cover the embedded software for Raspberry Pi, the hardware components involved, the web application, and a little bit of InfluxDB.  We will look at design issues, cover failure scenarios, and talk about how to improve the system in its second iteration.

This session is designed to be a fun venture into the world of "hardware hacking" with a moderately complex system, and real world outcomes. 

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John Hobbs

Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Flywheel
John is a senior infrastructure engineer at Flywheel writing Ruby and Go to manage their hosting platform.  He is the organizer of the Omaha Gophers meetup, and has co-organized NEJS Conf for five years.  After hours he enjoys time with his wife and three children, manages gifs... Read More →

Friday September 6, 2019 2:15pm - 3:00pm CDT
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