Is .NET ready for the Internet of Things? Carl and Richard talk to Bryan Costanich about the current state of IoT and how his startup Wilderness Labs is building next-generation hardware that runs .NET! Bryan talks about how microcontrollers have gotten much more powerful today, but the programming stacks are still back in the 80s.

The expectations of customers today is cloud integration, auto-updating and mobile apps – which is expensive and time-consuming to write in C++! Enter Meadow, programmable with .NET Standard 2. Join the Kickstarter to get the first release of hardware!

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Drones can help detect anomalies in crop yields, provide companies with physical assets a real-time continuous data stream, and help secure locations by giving teams an aerial view.

In this video, the great Siraj Raval shows how a drone can learn to navigate a novel, complex environment using an advanced reinforcement learning technique called Deep Deterministic Policy Gradients with a mixture of policy gradients and actor critic.

Page Bowers and Donovan Brown discuss how SAP customers are moving to Azure to take advantage of SAP-certified HANA virtual machines such as Azure M-series. Learn how you can use Terraform and Ansible to speed up SAP HANA deployments on Azure in 30 minutes as opposed to hours or days.

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