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I Want to be a Maker Too!  

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Interactive Technologies
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The tech and consumer worlds are abuzz with talk of IoT, wearables, 3D printing, and making. I'm headlong into it, but I still remember the day I was bewildered by the terms and wondering how to get started. That’s what id like to do for you – introduce you to the Makers’ world! In this session, you'll learn… • What's a maker? • What is IoT? • How to get started • Basics of material design and manufacturing • Basics of electronics • Basics of IoT, devices, and device code • Basics of cloud services for makers

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Jeremy Foster

Educated in computer engineering and mathematics. Industry experience in education, aerospace manufacturing, and insurance. Joined Microsoft February 2012 and consider it my role to inform and inspire developers. When I'm not working, I'm hanging out with my wife and son, hiking and camping, sailing, scuba diving, or working on my house and yard. Find me at @codefoster and
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