The Hub

The Groundbreakers Hub

Come and Get Your Nerd On at the Groundbreakers Hub

Meet us at The Hub, the lounge for Developers and Java nerds. Experience innovative projects and hang out with fellow developer community members and Oracle Groundbreakers.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Hours of Operation

Monday Oct. 22 9:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday Oct. 23 9:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Wednesday Oct. 24 9:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Experience the Bullet Time Photo Booth

Have you ever dreamed of being like Neo in The Matrix where he dodges bullets in extreme slow motion? The same scene can be recreated with you as the star using 60 raspberry pi(s) shot in sequence. Join us at the Bullet Time Photo Booth, act out your own version captured 360 degrees in slow motion - then, share your unique sequence #CodeOne.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

AR Charity Challenge

Find and scan Duke markers located around The Hub and in various spots throughout the Developer Exchange. Amass points by answering the question that pops at each marker, and see your name on the Charity Challenge leaderboard. Every point you get is matched and donated to Technovation (up to $25,000), an organization that creates and delivers STEM education to underprivileged young people.

Find the AR Charity Challenge app here and get started.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Blockchain Beer

Got a few minutes to try the Oracle Cloud—brewed beer from Alpha Acid, a local microbrewery? Try beers and learn through our uniquely designed—for—you Sticker how Blockchain technology enabled the microbrewery to accurately estimate the correct combination of raw materials to create the different types of beer we have this year.

● Blonde Ale with gigayeast
● Fruited Ale with gigayeast
● IPA with hideaway hopyard / new world ales hop hash
● Stout with admiral malt

Grab a sticker, quaff a beer.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Chatbot With Pepper

Pepper has been around JavaOne, Oracle Code, and Oracle OpenWorld for a few years but now go one step beyond using touchscreen technology for an enhanced interactive experience. Stop by for a chat with Pepper, record your interaction and share #CodeOne.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Code Card

Have some fun programming and own a customizable Code Card. Come to The Hub, pick up this unique IoT card and we will help you start to program using Fn project serverless technologies. Cards have a wifi embedded chip, e-link screen, and a rechargeable battery.

Learn more: developer.oracle.com/codecard

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Groundbreakers Live Stage

Grab your beer and join your peers at the Groundbreakers Live stage where we will be streaming live interviews featuring developer luminaries, software architects and Java experts where they reveal how they break new barriers and break new ground.

Join the action: https://www.periscope.tv/OracleDevs

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Commit Strip

Come join in the fun at the Hub and help create a mural that commemorates the first annual Oracle Code One and the new Groundbreaker community.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Hackergarten

Join us at the hackergarten and contribute to open source projects where you will meet other developers working on those projects. Stay as long as you want, from less than an hour to three days. Visit Hackergarten.net for more information.

Location: The Loft, Level Two

Oracle Cloud DJ with Sonic Pi

Have you always wondered if technology will ever advance beyond the wind and string instruments? Sonic Pi (as in Raspberry Pi) is a new kind of musical instrument. Through the magic of coding, you can release your inner DJ. Cloud DJ using Sonic Pi will allow attendees to mix their own music through coding.

Share your musical creation #CodeOne.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Compete in the Zip Lab Challenge

Want to win some bragging rights and prizes? Sign up for a 15-minute lab challenge on Oracle Cloud content and see your name on the leaderboard as the person to beat. Choose from labs including Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse, Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing, and virtual machines.

Location: The Loft, Level Two

Oracle Education Foundation

Let’s reinvent education. Check out student-designed prototypes from the Oracle Education Foundation and Design Tech High School and meet the innovators of tomorrow who are making a positive impact today.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Superhero Escape Room

Mission Impossible? Not for you! Challenge yourself to “escape” from one of two different Escape adventures.  Solve a series of puzzles, locks, games to make it through to the other side.  “Diffuse” an explosive device and you’ll be safe.  All within a given time limit to unveil the secrets within the rooms.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Personalized Manufacturing Demo

Next Gen Manufacturing let’s you have it your way. Stop by, have a voice and a say on what you want printed on your own custom coaster, watch the customization process in action, then walk away with your own coaster. Show it off #CodeOne.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Experience Lorem at Ipsum

Engage with your artistic side at the HearingNest community art experience–designed by renowned artist Mirja Wellman. Draw shapes on a community created mobile app; images will be uploaded to Oracle Cloud, transferred to CNC machines, downloaded, and cut into your design. Tap into your creativity and learn how Oracle Database Cloud and Application Container Cloud Services enable this unique endeavor.

Experience Lorem at Ipsum

Engage with your artistic side at the HearingNest community art experience–designed by renowned artist Mirja Wellman. Draw shapes on a community created mobile app; images will be uploaded to Oracle Cloud, transferred to CNC machines, downloaded, and cut into your design. Tap into your creativity and learn how Oracle Database Cloud and Application Container Cloud Services enable this unique endeavor.

Video Hangout

Join us at the Video Hangout area and share a story about the ultimate Groundbreaker code you built, the best app you ever created, or the most compelling lesson you ever learned.

Do this and you get a cool, little pen tool kit.

Location: The Developer Exhchange, Level 1