Past Meetup

Powershell for Penguins / The Centrifugal Governor and his grandchildren

This Meetup is past

26 people went

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Our october speakers are Helge Holm and Mikal Hitsøy Henriksen from Vizrt.

Type: Presentation / Talk
Language: English

# Part 1. The Centrifugal Governor and his grandchildren

What does AR drones, windmills, torpedoes and chainsaws have in common?

Helge Holm takes us through history from the whirly bally thingy on top of old steam engines, to its modern grandchildren that are remarkably useful for regulating systems even in code.

There will be a tiny bit of code, some math, and a pinch of steampunk.

# Part 2. PowerShell for Penguins

Is it possible to teach old penguins new tricks? Or do they just furrow their brow and snort something about "if it ain't broke"?

We test this hypothesis by looking at PowerShell Core in contrast to Bash and Posix, how to think with objects instead of text streams, how to do the same tasks we've been doing the past 20 years, and which advantages that can be enjoyed.

# Om Mikal Hitsøy Henriksen og Helge Holm

Helge Holm jobber til daglig som team lead i Vizrt, og liker å blande inn unødvendig mye matematikk der han kan.

Mikal Hitsøy Henriksen er generell problemløser og team lead for Viz Story backend-teamet, og jobber for tiden med Azure serverless-greier.


17:15-18:00 - Pizza på Scandic Bergen City i sophus (1.etasjen)

18:00-18:45 - The Centrifugal Governor and his grandchildren

18:45-19:00 - Pause

19:00-19:45 - PowerShell for Penguins

20:00-__:__ - Geek Beer

Vi tar en tur til Henrik øl- og vinstove og fortsetter diskusjonene over noe kaldt å drikke.