Joe Karlsson

Joe Karlsson

Joe Karlsson is a Software Engineer from the frozen tundra known as Minneapolis, Minnesota. He writes code, builds teams and gives tech talks. He is the creator of lots of Open Source software, including bechdel.io which tells you if a movie script passes the Bechdel Test or not.

Montreal 2020 sessions

Can You Say That Again? Database Replication Best Practices

English session - Beginner

Have all heard the phrase “If you have one, then you have none?” In this talk, we will discuss best practices for data replication, and give an overview of the pros and cons of leaders/followers, multi-leader replication, and leaderless replication systems.

IoT with JS (?!?!) - A Gentle Introduction to IoT

English session - Beginner

Have you ever wanted to get started on your own Internet of Things (IoT) project, but didn’t know how to start? Well, now it’s easier than ever to jump in and start creating your own IoT device using JavaScript.

In this talk, we will be getting our hands dirty the Raspberry Pi and Node. By the end of this talk, you will be able to run Node on your Pi, hookup and read sensor data, and transmit it to the browser in real-time. Sounds cool, right?