Re: [nycpython] Lightning talks?

From: Mike T
Sent on: Monday, October 18, 2010 1:49 PM
Hi David,

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 12:14 PM, David Christian
<[address removed]> wrote:
> Does anybody have a lightning talk they'd like to give on Wednesday? ?A lightning talk is a quick (<5 minutes) and informal way for you to share a new trick you've learned, a library you're excited about, lessons learned from a conference you went to, a problem you're having, or anything else you think would be of interest to your fellow python people. ?Slides are not necessary, demos are welcome, but you don't have to use a computer if you don't need it for your talk.
>
> The only rules are as follows:
> * 5 minutes only. ?You'll be cut off at that point
> * no "we are hiring pitches" - we have a hiring section for that
> * no questions after - we leave those till the end of the evening to keep things moving.
>
> So, are you in? ?It's a lot of fun! ?Just send me an email to sign up - we will have space for 5.
>
> D
> --------
> David Christian
> Google, Inc.
> NYC Python Organizer
>
>

If there's still a slot, I'd like to introduce the group to the work
being done on DataArray. The one-liner:

datarray
arrays with rich geometric semantics

http://fperez.git...­

We have been developing ndarrays with support for named axes and
"ticks." If you're familiar with Larry or Pandas, or ever had trouble
keeping track of the geometry of your ndarray, then you will
appreciate the focus of this project.

Mike


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