Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Rob Reilly

Rob Reilly
Independent Consultant, Writer, and Speaker, Rob "drtorq" Reilly


Rob “drtorq” Reilly is an independent consultant, writer, and speaker specializing in Linux, physical computing, hardware hacking, the tech media, and the DIY/Maker movement. He provides a variety of engineering, business and special project services to individual clients and companies. As a veteran “how-to” guy, Dr. Torq has authored hundreds of feature-length articles for top-tier tech media and print outlets and presented tech talks at conferences and industry venues such as OSCON, the Future of Education Technology Conference, and Fossettcon. His Off-the-Shelf Hacker column runs weekly on Thenewstack.io. Contact him at doc@drtorq.com or 407-718-3274.


11:00am11:40am Thursday, July 19, 2018
Edge computing
Location: D135/136
Level: Intermediate
Rob Reilly (Rob "drtorq" Reilly)
Rob Reilly demonstrates how to combine Linux, physical computing, and practical application into an attention-grabbing, steampunk-themed, wearable conference badge. Rob walks you through the motivation, idea generation, research, prototyping, build, challenges, and use. And watch for it: he'll wear the badge into the session and then use it to run his tech-talk slide presentation. Read more.