Episode Followup – How I Used Python & JavaScript to Build 3-D Tools in Space! with Christi Kazakov

Chrisi Kazakov is Senior Software Engineer for WWT and in this episode we talk about a “fun little side project” that she is doing where she’s creating a program that helps PEOPLE IN SPACE select the correct tool to be 3-D printed faster in a “stressful environment” (like… the air is leaving the space capsule!)[…]

Episode Followup – Everything I Wish I Knew About AWS Certification with Andrew Brown

CEO of ExamPro and AWS Hero, Andrew Brown walks us through how to study for an AWS exam, where you should get started, and what you should do after you pass! He also provides insight into which track you should follow based upon which job you are aspiring to get! Resources: https://www.exampro.co/ https://twitter.com/andrewbrown https://www.slideshare.net/ChrisWilliams33/what-i-wish-i-knew-about-aws-certification-2022

Episode Followup – Flying Blind: Real-Time Video Analytics w/ #Python & OpenCV with Leah Ellis-Clemons

Data Scientist at World Wide Technology, Leah Ellis-Clemons gives an overview of the specific considerations for implementing machine learning models in Python in real time including OpenCV and Multiprocessing… She gives us a live demonstration of her code as well! Resources: https://github.com/LEllisClemons/Lego_Detector_Realtime https://www.kaggle.com/code/databeru/classify-bricks-compare-transfer-learning-model/notebook https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/joosthazelzet/lego-brick-images https://www.linkedin.com/in/leah-ellis-clemons-6230aa68/ https://www.udemy.com/course/python-for-computer-vision-with-opencv-and-deep-learning

Episode Followup – APIs Aren’t Just For Developers Anymore with Shannon Kuehn

Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, Shannon Kuehn (@shankuehn) walks us through a brilliant introduction on what a APIs are, REST vs SOAP vs XML, and how YOU can start using them straight away! Resources: https://twitter.com/shankuehn https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonkuehn/ https://425show.com https://www.postman.com/ https://youtu.be/NXhKhuILxYw

Episode Followup – What is OpenShift and what does it have to do with Kubernetes?

Tonight will be talking with Diamond Jorsling (@EngineeredCurlz) covering OpenShift; what it is, why it is awesome, and how it compares to vanilla Kubernetes. Diamond is an SRE who focuses on DevSecOps. She works with all things RedHat, AWS, CI/CD, and Containers. She currently works with Microsoft focusing on RedHat Openshift. She provides an overview[…]

Episode Followup – Squeaky Clean Code by Kristi Perreault

Principal Software Engineer in Serverless Kristi Perreault (@kperreault95) gives us a master class with “Squeaky Clean Code: How to develop and adopt better coding practices” where we learn how to be thoughtful with our coding design and processes. We really enjoyed this session!! Resources: https://twitter.com/kperreault95 https://kristiperreault.medium.com/

Episode Followup – The AI way of reminding you to wear face masks – Vivek Raja

Vivek Raja @VivekRaja007 https://aws.amazon.com/developer/community/heroes/vivek-raja/ presented a very cool session for #vBrownbag. He made AWS Rekognition easy to understand and walked us through how to begin, and even shared the repo where he has the code he showed in the live demo https://github.com/Vivek0712/aws-reskill-ai-services