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A weekly conversation that gets to the heart of open source technologies and the people who create them.

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Building an Artificial Pancreas with Elixir and Nerves #261

#261  Building an Artificial Pancreas with Elixir and Nerves with Tim Mecklem Guest: Tim Mecklem

We talked with Tim Mecklem about building an artificial Pancreas with Elixir and Nerves to help those with Type 1 Diabetes who want to "loop" — a process which involves monitoring glucose levels, predicting where a person's glucose levels are heading, then delivering insulin based on that prediction. Tim is a Developer at Gaslight in Cincinnati where he builds software solutions with Ruby and Elixir, and he's a member of the Nerves Core team.

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#259  ANTHOLOGY — The Future of Open Source at OSCON 2017 Guest: Kelsey Hightower Guest: Safia Abdalla Guest: Nadia Eghbal Guest: Mike McQuaid

This is an anthology episode from OSCON 2017 featuring awesome conversations with Kelsey Hightower (OSCON Co-Chair and Developer Advocate at Google Cloud Platform), Safia Abdalla (Open Source Developer and Creator of Zarf), and Mike McQuaid and Nadia Eghbal (GitHub Open Source Programs).

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#257  The Power of Wikis, the Problem with Social Networks, and the Promise of A.I. with Evan Prodromou Guest: Evan Prodromou

Evan Prodromou has been involved in open source since the mid '90s. His open source travel guide – Wikitravel – grew up alongside Wikipedia and the web itself. In this episode, we hear Evan's history, try to solve open social networking once and for all, and learn how sprinkling a little artificial intelligence on to our products can yield big wins without having to shoot the moon.

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