Andrew Carter

Andrew is a young developer of open source and commercial software. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2014 with a first class masters degree in Physics. At Warwick he focused his studies on scientific computer simulations and developing software to run on high performance clusters.

Since graduating, Andrew has worked on embedded software and web development. He has also spoken at many user groups and conferences and had technical articles published by SitePoint magazine.

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Spotting Sharks with the TensorFlow Object Detection API

Object detection is about locating and classifying the objects in an image. In this worked example, we’ll use TensorFlow to build an application that can tell the difference between a sneaky shark and a sunburnt surfer. We’ll demystify the jargon, and learn about R-CNN, Faster R-CNN, YOLO and SSD.

Messaging with Satellites from Anywhere on the Planet

Wherever you are on the planet, you can look up to the sky and be sure that an Iridium satellite is looking back at you. This talk will show you how to use relatively cheap hardware to make your projects speak, and be spoken to, from anywhere on Earth.