Creating the Internet of Things with JavaScript

Continental Ballroom 1-5
Average rating: ****.
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We are putting more computers in more places than ever before.
Everything from washing machines to parking meters are becoming
“smart”. Tom will show us how JavaScript is playing an important role
in the Internet of Things. We’ll explore what the Internet of Things
is and how the event driven nature of JavaScript makes whole new
classes of application possible. Expect exciting on-stage demos.

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Tom Croucher


Tom Hughes-Croucher is a senior developer at Uber, probably the fastest-growing technology company in the world. Previously, he was the CTO at, consulted for clients like Walmart, Nexenta, MySpace, Comcast, and the New York Times, and worked at Joyent on the Node.js team and Yahoo on the homepage team. Tom is the coauthor of the O’Reilly book Up and Running with Node.js and has contributed to a number of web standards for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the British Standards Institute (BSI). He has worked with some of the world’s leading brands including NASA, Tesco, Three UK, and the UK’s Channel 4 Television.


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