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    02:27 – William Jeffries Introduction

    02:53 – How Heat Seek Works 05:17 – An Idea is Born

    06:53 – Getting Funded

    07:53 – Working with the Government

    11:39 – Challenges

    14:00 – How the Sensors Work

    15:03 – How Heat Seek Helps in Court

    15:52 – Building the Cold Map

    16:44 – Restrictions and Government Data

    18:04 – Technological Hurdles, Using Ruby, and Choosing Other Tech Tools

    22:00 – Data 25:21 – Getting Ready for this Upcoming Winter & Distributing Sensors 26:59 – Getting Involved in “Civic Hacking”

    See Also

    Book Club

    Refactoring: Ruby Edition: Ruby Edition (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series) by Jay Fields, Shane Harvie, Martin Fowler, and Kent Beck

    Refactoring in Ruby by William C. Wake and Kevin Rutherford

    Next Week

    Rails as an SOA Client with Pete Hodgson