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ZPUGDC, Inc. / DC Python is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that promotes and supports the research, development and use of Python software in DC, Maryland and Virginia. We facilitate the education of all Python users by organizing and hosting frequent instructional events to foster and promote academic research, development and learning as well as professional growth and networking.

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Intro to Machine Learning in Python with Scikit-learn

Compass Real Estate

Approximate schedule: 6:00 - Doors open 6:40 - General intro 6:45 - Speakers 7:30 - Q&A + Social Description: In this talk, we will discuss the basic concepts of machine learning in the context of text processing and document classification. We will cover how to use the Python scikit-learn library to run ML algorithms in your own code. You'll learn how to load datasets, train classifiers, make predictions from new data, as well as save and load models. We'll also go over how scikit-learn allowed GetUpside to quickly automate receipt categorization, reducing our operational costs and improving the consumer experience. This talk is appropriate for anyone with some experience in Python and an interest in machine learning. Bio: Joanna Kochaniak is a co-founder and CTO of GetUpside, a DC startup that personalizes brick-and-mortar commerce to help communities thrive. Food: We will have Food, Snacks, and Beverages Price: THIS IS A FREE EVENT. About Our Sponsors: GetUpside GetUpside is a startup that personalizes brick-and-mortar commerce to help communities thrive. Consumers use the mobile app for their everyday purchases, merchants use the digital platform to earn more profit without changing their business models, and as a result the offline world is made more efficient. That doesn’t just level the playing field, it makes a difference for our communities. GetUpside is the digital layer making change you can see. To learn more about roles with GetUpside, visit: https://www.getupside.com/careers/ hatch I.T. Hatch IT connects local engineers, startups, investors, and corporate leaders who share a common vision of strengthening the startup & innovation landscape in the DMV region. They specialize in software development, mobile development & product design recruitment for commercial product startups & small businesses in the DMV region. To learn more about hatch I.T., visit: https://www.hatchit.io/ Contactually by Compass Compass is building the first modern real estate platform, pairing the industry's top talent with technology to make the search and sell experience intelligent and seamless. To learn more about Contactually by Compass, visit: https://www.contactually.com/

Project Night

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Location: U.Group · 1800 Massachusetts Ave NW, 2nd Floor · Washington, DC (only logged in members can view location on Meetup) Join us on the third Tuesday of the month to work on python related projects. Everyone is welcome, regardless of experience. If you need a little help experienced python developers will be there to get you moving again. Have a project you are working on and just need to find the time? Spend a few hours with other DCPython members bringing your idea into existence. Even if you don't have a project join in the conversation, learn something new and share your experience. Food and beverages will be available at the start of the evening. A few minutes will be set aside for lightning talks and then we will move on to some social coding. Thanks to Chief for hosting us and providing the food and beverages.

PythonLab: Learn programming w/ Python!

Cleveland Park Library

Introduction to Python on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM -- all levels of experience welcome! *** Please note the location change to Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library (CPK Lower Level Meeting Room #3) *** - Date: Saturday, Sept. [masked] - Time: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM Please bring your laptop! Besides your laptop, the only other requirements are: -- Access to a Python console ("Anaconda Prompt" or "IPython" will work for those running the Anaconda distribution). -- A shell/terminal, e.g. "cmd" on Windows; "Terminal" on Mac; we recommend Git Bash (https://gitforwindows.org/) for Windows users. -- A simple text editor; we recommend Notepad++ (https://notepad-plus-plus.org/download/v7.6.6.html) for Windows users and Atom (https://atom.io/) for Mac users. If you need help installing Python, we recommend Anaconda (https://www.anaconda.com/downloads). While installing ahead of time is a good idea, we're happy to help you with installation on-site! More resources (and prior class code) are available at the lab's GitHub repo (https://github.com/dcpylab/classes/).

PythonLab: Learn programming w/ Python!

Cleveland Park Library

Introduction to Python on Sunday, October 13, from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM -- all levels of experience welcome! *** Please note the location change to Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library (CPK Lower Level Meeting Room #3) *** - Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019 - Time: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM Please bring your laptop! Besides your laptop, the only other requirements are: -- Access to a Python console ("Anaconda Prompt" or "IPython" will work for those running the Anaconda distribution). -- A shell/terminal, e.g. "cmd" on Windows; "Terminal" on Mac; we recommend Git Bash (https://gitforwindows.org/) for Windows users. -- A simple text editor; we recommend Notepad++ (https://notepad-plus-plus.org/download/v7.6.6.html) for Windows users and Atom (https://atom.io/) for Mac users. If you need help installing Python, we recommend Anaconda (https://www.anaconda.com/downloads). While installing ahead of time is a good idea, we're happy to help you with installation on-site! More resources (and prior class code) are available at the lab's GitHub repo (https://github.com/dcpylab/classes/).

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