PyData Talk Rehearsals

The PyData NYC conference is around the corner and speakers are polishing their talks. If you haven't had a chance to see the talk and workshop schedule, take a look here:

On November 5, all of you (who RSVP) can give speakers feedback about their talks. Come join us at Spotify and watch the following PyData speakers rehearse their presentation. Ask them questions afterward, enjoy refreshments and mingle with others who love Python.

Talk rehearsals

Building data pipelines with Python and Luigi

Erik Bernhardsson

Rapid development and high performance text processing
Ian Langmore

A practical introduction to IPython Notebook & pandas
Julia Evans

Alex Rubinsteyn
Python on the GPU with Parakeet

Doors at 6:30pm, talks begin at 7pm. Please RSVP. A huge thanks to Spotify for providing a haven for us to ramp up for PyData! has kindly given NYC Python members a code for 20% off conference registration. If you haven't registered yet, you can claim the discount code here:

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  • Ian L.

    If anyone is interested, I posted my slides here:

    3 · November 6, 2013

  • James P.

    api_key = 'get one!'

    from requests import get
    resp = requests.get('';, params=dict(event_id=[masked], rsvp='yes', format='json', offset=0, page=200, key=api_key)).json()['results']
    rsvps = [x['member']['name'] for x in resp]

    from itertools import islice, tee, zip_longest
    nwise = lambda g,n=2: zip_longest(*(islice(g,i,None) for i,g in enumerate(tee(g,n)))) # zip vs zip_longest?
    last = lambda g,n=1: ((x[0],x[-1] is None) for x in nwise(g,n+1))

    from time import sleep
    from itertools import chain, repeat, count
    from random import choice
    slp = lambda t,n: repeat(lambda: sleep(t), n)
    sleeps = chain(slp(.001, 2500), slp(.01, 250), slp(.05, 10), slp(.1 ,10), slp(.5 ,5))
    peeps = (choice(rsvps) for _ in count())

    winners = []
    for (s, p), l in last(zip(sleeps, peeps), 5):
    if l: winners.append(p)

    print(' | '.join(winners))

    5 · November 6, 2013

    • James P.

      And I did this live!

      3 · November 6, 2013

  • Jacky A.

    Definitely looking forward to more events!

    1 · November 5, 2013

  • Nathan M.

    Great group. Thanks for putting this together!

    2 · November 5, 2013

  • Brian L.

    Great space, good presentations

    3 · November 5, 2013

  • Alex H.

    As someone who is honing the craft of public speaking, it was awesome to see some talks "in the works."

    3 · November 5, 2013

  • Anne M.

    rats, I too cannot come but will see you this weekend.

    November 5, 2013

  • Elizabeth R.

    Can't make it tonight but see you all in PyData!

    November 5, 2013

  • James P.

    I'm really looking forward to PyData this year!

    3 · October 25, 2013

    • James P.

      Looks like a LOT of people are looking forward to PyData!

      1 · November 5, 2013

  • Kat C.

    Looks like an exciting line up of speakers, can't wait!

    3 · October 25, 2013

  • James P.

    NumFocus has been gracious enough to give us some free tickets to PyData NYC 2013 to raffle off to y'all!

    Looks like we'll be bringing back the generator showcase showdown!

    Is anyone else as excited as I am?

    5 · November 4, 2013

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