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2014 team are excited to announce our first keynote speaker -
Jonathan Oxer. Jon has agreed to come and present a keynote
Jon has been hacking on both hardware and software since he
was a little tacker. Most recently he's been focusing more on
the Open Hardware side, co-founding Freetronics as a direct
result of organising the first Arduino Miniconf at LCA2010. His
books include "Ubuntu Hacks" and "Practical Arduino".
Jon has been variously referred to as Australia's geekiest
man and as a cyborg-in-progress. As part of his SuperHouse
home automation series, Jon has taken keyless entry to an all
new level by embedding an RFID tag into his arm using a vet's
Recently he has been working on ArduSat, a satellite that
aims to give hobbyists, students and space enthusiasts an
opportunity to design and run their own experiments in space. By
choosing a standardised platform based on the hugely popular
Arduino hardware design, ArduSat allows anyone to develop and
prototype experiments at home using readily accessible parts and
all based on a simple open source software environment.
Jon will be presenting an overview of the latest developments
to the ArduSat project as part of his keynote presentation
2014 in Perth, Western Australia.
is an annual open source conference organised by Linux
Australia. In 2014 the conference will be held in Perth, Western
Australia from the 6th January to the 10th.