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Talking to cars with Python

Episode #255, published Sat, Mar 14, 2020, recorded Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Modern cars have become mobile computer systems with many small computers running millions of lines of code. On this episode, we plug a little Python into those data streams.

You'll meet Shea Newton, who is a Python developer who has worked on autonomous cars and is currently at ActiveState.

Links from the show

Shea on Twitter: shnewto

Video presentation of PDX Talk: youtube.com
Shea's source for PDX Python talk: github.com

DonkeyCar: donkeycar.com
Roomba Programming: github.com
Episode transcripts: talkpython.fm

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Shea Newton
Shea Newton
Shea Newton writes software from Portland, Oregon. Besides talking to cars, some of his favorite things include esolang interpreters, lit zines, flash fiction, grammars for generative poetry, and oxford commas. He’s currently working at ActiveState where they’ve built a platform that allows you to configure and build your own open source language runtime, for the operating system and architecture of your choosing.
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