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Gordon Turner

TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP

blog.gordonturner.com

ABOUT

I as a Technical Director I have been leading teams in Toronto for over 10 years. I am passionate about technology & people and bring that energy to my projects.

I am an effective communicator with external clients, internal colleagues and other stakeholders. This allows me to build bridges across multi-disciplinary teams and guide them through discovery, requirements, execution, delivery, post launch, analytics and enhancements.

A lifelong learner, continuously reviewing new technology, upgrading skills and looking for new opportunities.

CLIENTS

Over my career I have worked with many clients across various projects, sizes and complexities. The projects included customer acquisition, loyalty programs, websites, mobile apps, retail experiences and analytics.

Some of those brands and organizations include Meta, Adidas, Obama Foundation, Airbnb, Pytorch, Goodlife Fitness, Boston Pizza, OLG, Aldo, Second Cup, Molson Coors, Old Navy, Imperial Oil, General Motors, Barnes and Noble, Boston Scientific, Blue Mountain and Discover Ontario.

PROJECTS

Stupid Remote

A web app that controls TVs via lircd and over HDMI using the cec protocol. Powering on & off connected TV, changing volume and switching inputs.

Project uses Node.js, Express, libCEC, lircd and supports Raspberry Pi HDMI and Pulse-Eight USB-CEC Adapter.

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Stupid Remote

Raspberry Pi Browser Full Screen

An on-going series that details the steps to setup a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian to boot into a full screen web browser.

Includes hiding the mouse pointer, disabling screen saver, installing additional fonts and putting the Chromium in kiosk mode.

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Raspberry Pi Browser Full Screen

Arduino Ethernet Temperature Probe

A project that created a network attached temperature probe. The device responded to a simple GET request with either JSON or xml response.

Project uses a Arduino UNO, Ethernet shield and a 1-Wire protocol temperature sensor.

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Arduino Ethernet Temperature Probe

Arduino Light Sensor

A project to create a device to turn a computer screen on and off by responding to dramatic changes in ambient light. The device also has a manual power toggle and browser refresh button.

Project uses a Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, tvservice, Arduino Leonardo and electronics.

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Arduino Light Sensor