Archive of Past Meetings

This page lists speakers and talk topics from past meetings. Where possible, we've included links to things like slide decks, related web sites and, in some cases, video.

If you gave a talk and want to get your slides or links added here, just email Grant.

18 July 2019

Simon Merrick Programming in Logic
Lucy Sinogeikina Learning to code by misusing bash
Dave Aldridge Password Store: Where to stick your passwords and stuff
Tim Beale Linux Kernel Development for Newbies

18 June 2019

Scott Rasmussen NZTA’s Security Development Lifecycle Tool
Douglas Bagnall What should we do with the SAMBA UI?

16 May 2019

Douglas Bagnall Generating video with recurrent neural networks
Jacob Lister Write your own browser DOM bindings in Golang
Shrividya Ravi Modelling walkability in Wellington

16 April 2019 (Sorry, this meeting was not recorded)

Thomas Munro A rambling tour through PostgreSQL
Tom Eastman Secateur

21 March 2019

Sadie Mills Mapping Marine Biodiversity
Paul Kennett Upcycling old Laptop Batteries
James Forman Hot Potato
Grant McLean Thoughts following the Christchurch attacks

19 February 2019 — Lightning Talks Meeting

Simon Nitz Storm Tracking using PostGIS & QG
Richard Hector Wrapper for SSH forced commands
Eric Jacolin PayPal REST API standards
Russell Briggs Kotlin is awesome
Shrividya Ravi Open Wellington
Grant McLean A CSS Game
Martyn Smith Don't write Javascript
Sam Crawley A small victory for OSS
Donovan Jones DNS & Security & Stuff
Stuart McDonald A bit of audio scripting
Olly Betts Quick Fix Tricks
Brent Wood TimescaleDB for Postgres
Aidan Houlihan MicroPython
Simon Nitz Open Source Geospatial Data Portals

15 November 2018

Rachel Lynch Design for non-designers
David Nind Koha and the amazing world-wide community behind it!
Grant McLean A random selection of command-line hints

16 October 2018

Thomas Munro Parallelism in PostgreSQL 11
Fehmi Noyan Isi FreeBSD jails

20 September 2018

Ellie Coyle A junior's tale of building and productionising machine learning models
Matthew Holloway An Introduction to Pattern Libraries
Hamish Rae-Hodgson Collision detection in a 48hr game jam

21 August 2018

Brent Wood NIWA's Marine Data Portal
Martin Krafft Stepping up the game against Web trackers
Steven Ellis NZOSS; Linux.conf.au

19 July 2018

Dmitry Shiltsov Teaching kids programming with Scratch & robots(!)
Tom Eastman Hashicorp Vault

19 June 2018

Kristina Hoeppner Matomo: Open Source Web Analytics
Carl Klitscher Home automation & FLOSS
aurynn shaw Technology can't save us - at least, not by itself

17 May 2018

Martin Krafft matrix.org
Michael Fincham A Ramble Through BeyondCorp with some Ideas You Could Steal

17 April 2018

Hamish MacEwan Open Access and the UFB
Donovan Jones Keybase - Usable crypto

20 March 2018

Hiria Te Rangi Whare Hauora
Grant McLean TechHub in Schools
Karl Klitscher TechHub in Schools
Grant McLean Unicode as Performance Art

20 February 2018 — Lightning Talks Meeting

Fehmi Noyan Isi Apple’s new Open Source programming language "Swift"
Michael Coleman Alerting when long running processes have finished in tmux
Donovan Jones Cool tools
Grant McLean Ban polling
Kristina Hoeppner Who creates Open Source software?
Joel Wirāmu Pauling 10G+ in the home
Sam Muirhead Teaching open source collaboration (without computers)
Grant McLean Where to now?