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THE INEVITABILITY OF SMART DUST

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EXPLORE THE EVOLUTION OF GENERAL PURPOSE COMPUTING, SENSORS, AND WIRELESS NETWORKING - TO A FUTURE WHERE MILLIMETER-SCALE SENSORS AND LITTLE FLECKS OF COMPUTING POWER, FORM A MASSIVE, PERVASIVE, AND DISTRIBUTED NETWORK. ALASDAIR ALLAN IS A SCIENTIST, AUTHOR, HACKER AND TINKERER. HE HAS AUTHORED BOOKS ON IOS PROGRAMMING, SENSORS AND DISTRIBUTED NETWORKS; AND WRITES FOR MAKE MAGAZINE AND O'REILLY RADAR. A FORMER ACADEMIC, HE BUILT A DISTRIBUTED PEER-TO-PEER NETWORK FOR TELESCOPES WHICH, ACTING AUTONOMOUSLY, REACTIVELY SCHEDULED OBSERVATIONS OF TIME-CRITICAL EVENTS; AND CONTRIBUTED TO THE DETECTION OF THE MOST DISTANT OBJECT YET DISCOVERED IN THE COSMOS.

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Alasdair Allan

Scientist, Author, Hacker and Tinkerer

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Date Wed 9th October 2013

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Books by speaker

  • Make: Bluetooth: Mobile Phone, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi Projects with BLE
  • Distributed Network Data
  • Augmented Reality in iOS: Building Apps with Sensors and Computer Vision

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