PyCon Video Viewing Party

Come and join us in a fun way to get a bit of PyCon 2014 without needing a time machine. We'll select and watch some of the keynotes and talks that were recording just a few weeks ago. This event is graciously hosted and sponsored by Agosto at their offices just north of Target Field.

Free parking in their lot, register your plate # with the front desk. Twins are playing an away game this evening as well.

Agenda Overview
6:00p - Gather for food and drink
6:30p - Screenings start -- see room schedule
9:00p - Event wraps up

The screenings will be in two tracks (i.e. two rooms).

Room 1  (Main room)

6:30 - 7:10p   Jessica McKellar's Keynote
7:10 - 7:30p   Break / Hallway
7:30 - 8:05p   Hitchhikers Guide to Participating in Open Source
8:05 - 8:20p   Break / Hallway
8:20 - 9:00p   Fernando Perez Keynote

Room 2  (Side room) 
6:30 - 7:20p   How to Turn Your Computer into a Server
7:20 - 7:30p   Break / Hallway
7:30 - 7:55p   Kneel and Disconnect: Getting the Fastest Connection out of a Hostname
7:55 - 8:15p   Break / Hallway
8:15 - 9:00p   Software Carpentry Lessons Learned

The Unofficial Hallway Track
This is planned by you at the meeting!

Special thanks to Jeff Williams for suggesting the idea, finding us a place to sponsor and host us and being a co-event organizer! Also, hat tip to the San Francisco Eventbrite event for the ideas on good talks.

More thanks to Kurt and Dana for volunteering on keeping the rooms on schedule and the videos running!

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  • Dana E.

    Hey! For anyone feeling inspired by the Software Carpentry talk... I mentioned to a few that I participated in a 1 Day Software Carpentry Teacher Training and was asked for my key take aways. So, I put my notes in a google doc for anyone else who might be interested:

    https://docs.google.com/document...­

    A little tangential, but also insightful for any aspiring teachers, here are my notes from a 1 hour Teach Math Webinar offered by Stanford:

    https://docs.google.com/document...­

    1 · May 22

  • Dana E.

    Nice selection of videos and interesting conversations. I learned some new things about how routers work and now feel more inspired to play with setting up my own server. :)

    1 · May 22

  • Hamid

    For those interested in scientific/engineer python, the Scipy Conference will be in early July in Austin, TX. The early-bird registration ends May 22. Here's more info:
    https://conference.scipy.org/sci...­

    3 · May 20

  • Rodney D.

    Sorry about missing the meeting, but I couldn't find the place.

    May 20

    • Jeff W.

      We can help, feel free to share your approx location

      May 20

    • Kurt W.

      It is in the Ford Building, 4th floor right after you get off of the elevator.

      May 20

  • Shiva

    Sorry about last minute change I am not feeling well

    May 20

  • Jacob Q.

    Last minute logistical problems, so I won't be able to attend in person :( but I'm planning to watch the same talks http://pyvideo.org/category/50/...­ from home.

    May 20

  • Wyatt W.

    Sigh. Car troubles that I can't get fixed today. :(

    May 20

  • James O.

    What's the parking situation at Agosto?

    May 13

    • Python M.

      I haven't been there before. It's near Target Field however the Twins are playing an away game so that shouldn't impact parking. @Jeff, could you chime in here?

      May 13

    • Jeff W.

      Free parking in their lot, register your plate # with the front desk.

      May 13

  • Python M.

    I'm looking for two volunteers to help with starting the presentations in the two rooms that we will have. No experience required... Let me know if you are interested.

    May 12

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