When: Aug. 10, 2017, 6 p.m.

Where: ProcuredHealth

Directions:

After entering the building, check in with security and go down one level to The Vault.

33 N LaSalle Chicago, IL 60602
After entering the building, check in with security and go down one level to The Vault.

Topics


  • Selenium: Doing Magic with Websites Using Python
    By: Seth Weidman
    Experience Level: Intermediate
    Selenium is an excellent package that lets you dynamically interact with websites right from your Jupyter Notebook. At Metis, we teach Selenium early in our bootcamp. We have a great Selenium tutorial that involves lets you make a reservation on OpenTable using Python. In addition, several students have already completed excellent projects using Selenium. During this talk, Seth Weidman, a Senior Data Science Instructor at Metis, as well as the following two current Metis students [TO BE DETERMINED] will be presenting the projects that they just completed.
  • Tracking FCC bots with Python
    (0:20:00 Minutes)
    By: Chris Sinchok
    Experience Level: Novice
    I've been doing a bunch of analysis on the recent FCC public comments in Python (https://medium.com/@csinchok/an-analysis-of-the-anti-title-ii-bots-463f184829bc). Due to this work, I was quoted in Gizmodo, Ars Technica, and the BBC. I'd like to talk about how I approached this problem, how Python helped make sense of my findings, and what my conclusions are.
  • Fortune-Telling with Python: An Intro to Time Series Modeling
    (0:15:00 Minutes)
    By: Jonathan Balaban
    Experience Level: Intermediate
    Description: a pythonic tour of time series methodologies and packages, including ARIMA, seasonal models, and Markov approaches. Intermediate level with basic statistics and time data familiarity required. Bio: Jonathan Balaban is a senior data scientist, strategy consultant, and entrepreneur with ten years of private, public, and philanthropic experience. He currently teaches business professionals and leaders the art of impact-focused, practical data science at Metis.