Oct 16, 2023
Jeff Julian is a long-time software developer. He used to run the Geeks with Blogs blogging site when developer blogging was the peak of social media. He’s received multiple Microsoft MVP awards and has spoken at many conferences. He has retired from the software development community and now runs a local farm where he has custom-developed a farm operating system using IoT devices and electronics.
Topics of Discussion:
[2:55] Some tips to do conferences right.
[4:55] What led Jeff to apply programming to farming?
[6:50] Jeff’s decision to buy land, and the challenges that came with purchasing it.
[10:31] Becoming aware of Wilderness Labs and Meadow.
[12:33] Selling directly to the customer.
[12:42] What Meadow is, and some of the things they have automated.
[17:15] Driving the fodder system.
[20:22] Where and how does the code come in for this automation?
[24:46] UptimeRobot and using F7 devices for data collection and IoT projects.
[26:22] Using technology for farming and beekeeping.
[33:57] IoT devices, sensors, and power consumption.
[36:13] How many tiny computers does it take?
[38:02] The challenges of IoT devices.
[44:15] The heart of the .NET community should be people helping each other learn and grow.
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