• [In-Person] PyLadies Dublin June Meetup @ DIGIT Games Studios

    DIGIT Game Studios

    (Apologies: Sri had to pull out but will be back another month to give her talk: Credit Risk Modeling in Python*)*

    πŸ’– Our host this month is with DIGIT Games Studio, and they will provide food on the night!

    πŸ’» Bring your own laptop (code on own project, looking for help, demo something, break out sesh with speaker, what happens at PyLadies keeps going and being awesome! πŸ˜†)

    Host:

    Community Partners:

    NOTE: This won't be live-streamed.

    ⌚️ SCHEDULE
    18:15 - 18:30 People will arrive, register, settle down
    18:30 - 18:30 Event Start
    18:30 - 18:40 Welcome by Vicky & Digit with announcements
    18:40 - 19:00 Looking in depth overview of Explainable AI methods by Gargo Gupta
    19:00 - 19:15 Building communities and bridges by Bruna Moreira
    19:15 - 20:30 Coding, networking, etc

    TALK 1 - Looking in depth overview of Explainable AI methods
    Description: (20 mins) I will discuss about the LIME and SHAP as explainability methods

    About Gargo Gupta
    Gargi Gupta is currently pursuing her doctoral research at Technological University Dublin with the SFI Center for Machine Learning Labs Ireland. Her research interest lies in the field of Explainable AI, Machine learning for climate and health. https://www.ml-labs.ie/cohort_3/gargi-gupta/

    TALK 2 - Building communities and bridges
    (15 minutes) The journey I've been on as a software developer has been greatly impacted by the communities I've been a part of. This is a short talk about how they helped me get here and how I paid back to them.

    About Bruna Moreira
    Bruna Moreira is an software engineer, teacher and chatbot developer in business hours. On leisure hours, she dances, naps in her hammock with her cats and works for open software communities: AcompanhaLegis, Big Open Source Sister, and PyLadies DF.

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    πŸ“’ CALL FOR SPEAKERS (JULY ONWARDS)
    Interested in speaking at our upcoming meetups:
    https://share-eu1.hsforms.com/1HHEGqvm2Q_-B3vqjq53EfQf1bg5

    πŸ” FAQ
    Q. I'm not female, is it ok for me to attend?
    A. Yes, PyLadies Dublin events are open to everyone at all levels.

    Q. What do you do at PyLadies Dublin Meetups?
    A. We have short (or long talks), demos, folks working on their own projects, ask questions on Python-related topics, work on projects together or generally chit-chat & meet like-minded people.

    Q. Do you have a Code of Conduct?
    A. Yes, you can find it at dublin.pyladies.com

    Q. I am interested in giving a talk, where do I submit my interest and talk details?
    A. You can submit your talk details to the following form:
    https://share-eu1.hsforms.com/1HHEGqvm2Q_-B3vqjq53EfQf1bg5

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  • [In-Person] PyLadies Dublin Aug Meetup @ TechMeetup.space

    O'Connell Street

    πŸ“’ CALL FOR ONE MOAR SPEAKER FOR AUGUST
    Interested in speaking at our upcoming meetups:
    https://share-eu1.hsforms.com/1HHEGqvm2Q_-B3vqjq53EfQf1bg5

    Topics: Python, Python-adjacent, OpenSource project(s), project you are working on, electronics are super welcome, creative tech, and even workshops.

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    πŸ’– Our host this month is with techmeetup.space, and they will provide food on the night!

    πŸ’» Bring your own laptop (code on own project, looking for help, demo something, break out sesh with speaker, what happens at PyLadies keeps going and being awesome! πŸ˜†)

    Host:

    Community Partners:

    NOTE: This won't be live-streamed.

    ⌚️ SCHEDULE
    18:15 - 18:30 People will arrive, register, settle down
    18:30 - 18:30 Event Start
    18:30 - 18:40 Welcome by Vicky & TechMeetup.space
    18:40 - 19:10 An Introduction to Unicode in Python by Eddie Antonio Santos
    19:10 - XX:XX TBC
    XX:XX - 20:30 Coding, networking, etc

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    TALK 1: An Introduction to Unicode in Python
    (30 mins) Unicode is ubiquitous β€” nearly all modern computers use it to store and transmit text β€” and yet most developer know very little or get panicked when they see the message "UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0x92". Panic no more! Eddie will give the introduction that you never got about Unicode, and give best practices and the knowledge you need to handle text from all around the world!

    Speaker: Eddie Antonio Santos
    Eddie is a PhD in Computing Education at University College Dublin. Prior to that, Eddie has worked in language reclamation work. Eddie has been programming Python for 16 years.

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    πŸ“’ CALL FOR SPEAKERS (AUG ONWARDS)
    Interested in speaking at our upcoming meetups:
    https://share-eu1.hsforms.com/1HHEGqvm2Q_-B3vqjq53EfQf1bg5

    πŸ” FAQ
    Q. I'm not female, is it ok for me to attend?
    A. Yes, PyLadies Dublin events are open to everyone at all levels.

    Q. What do you do at PyLadies Dublin Meetups?
    A. We have short (or long talks), demos, folks working on their own projects, ask questions on Python-related topics, work on projects together or generally chit-chat & meet like-minded people.

    Q. Do you have a Code of Conduct?
    A. Yes, you can find it at dublin.pyladies.com

    Q. I am interested in giving a talk, where do I submit my interest and talk details?
    A. You can submit your talk details to the following form:
    https://share-eu1.hsforms.com/1HHEGqvm2Q_-B3vqjq53EfQf1bg5