The Hub

The Groundbreakers Hub

Come and Get Your Nerd On at the Groundbreakers Hub

Experience cutting-edge examples of how to make coding even more fun. Interact with our experts to find out more about Oracle’s developer tools and hang out with members of the Oracle Developer community.

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

Remember Neo in The Matrix where he dodges bullets in extreme slow motion? The same scene can be recreated using 60 raspberry pi(s) shot in sequence. The catch: the attendee will have to act out their own version that will be captured 360 degrees in slow motion.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

AR Charity Challenge

Find and scan Duke markers located around The Hub and at various Oracle partner booths. Amass points by answering the question that pops up at each marker, and see your name on the AR Charity Challenge leaderboard. Every point is worth US$1 and every dollar you earn is matched and donated to Technovation (up to US$25,000), an organization that creates and delivers STEM education to underprivileged young people.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Blockchain Beer

Got a few minutes to try the Oracle Cloud—brewed beer from a local microbrewery? Try beers that were mixed using Blockchain technology that enabled the microbrewery to accurately estimate the correct combination of raw materials to create different types of beer. Then vote for your favorite beer on our mobile app.

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.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Code Card

Have some fun programming a Code Card! Pick up this IoT card that you can program using Fn project serverless technologies. It will have a wifi embedded chip, e-link screen, and a few fun buttons.

Location: Developer Exchange, Level One

Code Live Stage

Join us live at the Code Live stage where we’re streaming interviews featuring developer luminaries, software architects, partners, and Oracle experts.

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.

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.

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.

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