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Jupyter Notebook for Machine Learning - Part 2 HANDS ON
A joint A.I. North and ylab event, in the ylab maker space at the David Dunlap Observatory. If you are already familiar with Jupyter Notebook or you've attended our part 1 session, come in and get some hands-on work with data analysis and machine learning. We'll start with a sample dataset and work through massaging and displaying the data with tools like Panda and Matplotlib, and then get into some machine learning analysis with tools from Scikit-learn. We'll be working everything in Python. YOU NEED TO BRING YOUR LAPTOP AND LOAD THE JUPYTER SOFTWARE BEFORE ARRIVING. Go to for installation instructions. ***SPACE IS LIMITED*** The token $4 charge will cover a beverage and some cookies, and seems to prevent people from booking a spot and not showing up. And it helps a teeny tiny bit to help pay our rent at the DDO. Less than a coffee and a cookie at Starbucks - and you get to attend a great seminar and visit the maker space! ***PLEASE NOTE*** 18 year and older event. We love kids (many of us have our own), but this event is not intended for them. Check out all the Y Lab events at http://

David Dunlap Observatory

123 Hillsview Drive · Richmond Hill, ON


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    What we're about

    Originally started as Markham Makers by Jay, the group evolved into Ylab, a maker space hosted by the David Dunlap Observatory in Richmond Hill (

    Ylab is an incorporated, all-volunteer non-profit. That kind of thing is important when we want to rent a space, get liability insurance, open bank accounts...

    MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION - just meetup, or makerspace paid membership

    We use for our discussion groups and announcements. All the membership gets you is access to the forums and announcement emails. We don't sell or provide contact info to anyone else, and we don't sell access to the list. We may include information on other groups' events that we like... but only because we like them. We don't take money to do that.

    We've been back at the DDO since April 1 2018. We suspended operations while the Town of Richmond Hill completed its acquisition of the site.

    Membership has its privileges - and responsibilities. We are an all-volunteer organisation. Nobody gets paid. We pay rent and insurance We all work to maintain and clean the space, and we expect everyone to volunteer and help out in some capacity.

    Full details on our membership can be found on our website about us page (


    We are well equipped with ylab-owned and member loaned equipment. We feature laser cutter with a 24" x 36" bed, PLA and ABS 3D printers, oscilloscopes, soldering tools, amateur radio gear and a variety of other equipment. As membership increases, 100% of the funds go back into the space.

    Use of some equipment requires passing an appropriate certification class or supervision by a certified member.


    We host tech talks, classes and seminars at the DDO and in other location. Check out our blog entries ( Most importantly, we work on projects and help each other. It gets better every week.

    We welcome anyone who interested in software, Arduino, 3D Printing, laser cutting, robot making and toy hacking, amateur radio and whatever else we can think of.

    Our main website is .

    All skills levels are welcome.

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