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Thu, Mar 21 2019 at 06:00 PM at Braintree

156 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.


Thu, Mar 14 2019 at 06:00 PM at Price Waterhouse Coopers

Python @ PricewaterhouseCoopers
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By: PwC AI Team

Kay and Kevin from PwC will discuss how they use AI and Python in their every day work to help PwC internally and our external clients to solve their toughest problems with unique solutions.
Python @ Ascent
By: Spencer Allee
Experience Level: Intermediate

Ascent uses Python for most of its data science, data engineering, and machine learning / NLP - I'll give an overview of some of our key apps and use cases.
Python at ActiveCampaign
By: Ben Levin
Experience Level: Novice

ActiveCampaign is using Python to transition from a PHP monolith to scalable microservices that can keep pace with the demands of our rapidly-growing customer base, as well as to train and deploy customer-facing ML models.
Python at Imaginary Landscape
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By: Noel Taylor

Noel from Imaginary Landscape will discuss, and demonstrate, 'Iscape Search', a homegrown web scraper and search engine designed to replace the discontinued Google Site Search
Python at Nielsen
(0:10:00 Minutes)
By: Jordan Bettis

Jordan will discuss how Nielsen uses Python to connect and process massive amounts of data in a next generation environment.
Python@Panopta
(0:10:00 Minutes)
By: Jason Abate
Experience Level: Intermediate

Python has been one of the fundamental technologies for Panopta's global monitoring infrastructure. I'll cover some of the more interesting ways we've used Python over the years, and our plans going forward.
Python Powered Business - Quicket Solutions
By: Bryan Chance
Experience Level: Novice

Python powered platform at Quicket Solutions.
Python at Blick Art Materials
(0:07:00 Minutes)
By: Naomi Ceder
Experience Level: Novice

Blick uses a wide range of technologies across over 70 stores nationwide and on 2 e-commerce sties, and Python (and Flask & Django) powers the systems we use to price our almost 90,000 items competitively.
Doctors, Devices, Drugs, and Django - Python at a Healthcare Startup
(0:10:00 Minutes)
By: Scott Sexton
Experience Level: Novice

At Lumere, we make software to help hospitals get the clinical data they need to make decisions leading to better outcomes and lower costs. We use python to power our web application, data science tools, and research platform. Why did we decide on python, and how has it enabled us to grow?
Omega Grid's Python Blockchain
(0:08:00 Minutes)
By: Killian Tobin
Experience Level: Intermediate

Omega Grid created a python blockchain to help utilities manage all the new solar panels, electric vehicles, and batteries on the grid. We are also running a python backend for our public facing rewards platform. We launched the rewards platform on Jan 1 in Burlington, VT as part of a peak shaving program.
Python at Impossible Objects
(0:10:00 Minutes)
By: Len Wanger
Experience Level: Intermediate

Impossible Objects is an award winning manufacturer of 3D printers for the industrial market. We use Python extensively throughout the organization from MIS systems, data analysis to preparing models and running our printers. This talk is an overview of how Python is used throughout the organization.
152 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.


Thu, Feb 21 2019 at 06:00 PM at Braintree

181 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.


Thu, Feb 14 2019 at 06:00 PM at Active Campaign

The Cell: a Turing complete language
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By: Phil Robare
Experience Level: Novice

"DNA is the programming language of the cell" - A computer science look at what this means, how the cell can "compute" and produce "output" that responds to the environment.
such "DSON" is "Awesome" wow
By: Erik Johnson
Experience Level: Novice

This will be a brief and humorous demonstration of DSON, a JSON-like serialization format in which the punctuation used to represent dictionaries and lists is replaced with words from one of 2014's most pervasive memes. https://dogeon.readthedocs.io/en/latest/
Yes! Another Markup Language
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By: Aly Sivji

YAML is a human-readable data serialization language that has taken the world by storm. We will explore features of the YAML syntax that will save keystrokes and clean up messy configuration files.
Scala
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By: Nathan Linebarger

LaTex
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By: Kevin Nasto

Rust
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By: Eliah Burns

J
By: Hillel Wayne

Crystal
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By: Jack Throne

LaTeX vs. Python
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By: Kevin Nasto

This talk will go over the language LaTeX for the shootout. LaTeX is used to generate PDF documents such as books, research papers, math formulas, and more.
Go (lang) for Python devs at a 10,000 foot view
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By: Ray Buhr

What is the Go programming language and why should pythonistas concern themselves with it? In only 5 minutes, I'll try and show how cool Go and the tools that come with it are, and maybe convince you why it might be a better choice for some projects.
139 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.


Thu, Jan 17 2019 at 06:00 PM at Braintree

Projects
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This is an open space to collaborate with others, ask questions, or help someone else if there's a question you can answer! No problem is too big or too small. If you're working on a personal project and looking for some Python help, or you want to join forces with someone who's working on an interesting idea, this option is for you.
Challenge
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Challenges are fun, hands-on coding exercises covering a variety of topics -- such as pure problem solving, web development, and data science (see past challenges: https://github.com/chicagopython/CodingWorkshops). Participants will be assigned to teams of four, which will then have an hour to solve the problem at hand together. Teams are designed to have diverse experience levels, giving team members equal opportunity to learn and share ideas.
129 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.