Tech Talk: ISO9001

On October 20th, Greg Swartz of UL-DQS, Inc. presented a talk about the 2015 ISO 9001 Standard. UL-DQS: UL (Underwriters Laboratory) and DQS, Inc. (German registrar for the certification of management systems) merged in 2008 to form one of the top certification bodies in the world. The primary feature of the updated version of the former …

AWS Re:Invent 2015 Wrapup

I just returned from AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas and wow, it’s amazing to see how big AWS has become.  The conference has 20,000 attendees. It took over the Sands convention center completely.  When I walked into the main hall for the keynote, I was directed where to go as we snaked our way through …

Tech Workshop: Python

Thanks to Monty Zukowski for yet another great hands-on workshop on the subject of Python, one of the most useful programming languages out there. We had about a half-dozen attendees, and two students created a RedditBot during the workshop–in about 20 minutes! Whew! Here’s hoping that everyone who attended this workshop spreads the word about …