Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Rachel Weil

Rachel Weil
Technical evangelist, Microsoft


Rachel Simone Weil is an experimental designer, video game historian, and developer based in Austin, Texas. She currently writes weird and whimsical code at Microsoft. Rachel received an MFA in design from the University of Texas, where she studied the intersections of video game history and girls’ cultures and subcultures.


4:20pm–5:00pm Thursday, 05/19/2016
The New Stuff
Location: Ballroom C
Rachel Weil (Microsoft)
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Rachel Weil premieres ConnectedNES, a unique project that wirelessly and seamlessly connects her beloved NES 8-bit game console to the Internet, and introduces its first custom application: a real-time Twitter client. Rachel describes the technical challenges of building ConnectedNES and talks about its future as a collaborative platform. Read more.