A list of past PyLadies Vancouver talks.

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June 5th, 2019

May 15, 2019

Best of PyCon US 2019.

We watched and discussed the following talks from PyCon US 2019:

March 11, 2019

Best of Women of Data Science 2019.

We watched and discussed several talks from Women of Data Science 2019.

Feb 21, 2019

Best of PyCascades 2018.

We watched and discussed the following talks from PyCascades 2018:

Feb 14, 2018

  • Research and Education with Project Jupyter and Q&A, Fernando Pérez

June 12, 2017

April 26, 2017

  • Resources for Python beginners, Irene
  • F-strings, Mariatta Wijaya
  •, Holly Becker
  • How to build a self-driving mouse, Kiri Nichols
  • Divided market for x86 computers that run a Microsoft operating system: late 1970s/early 1980s vs 2010s., Brolin Empey

January 31, 2017

March 7, 2016

  • Webscraping (BeautifulSoup, PhantomJS/Selenium), Maris Lemba
  • Experiences at DataPalooza, Lois Patterson
  • Data analysis with Pandas and Jupyter, Alex Kim
  • Code Tour, Dan Mayhew
  • Simulating stochastic systems, Quentin Caudron
  • Neural networks are (usually) amazing!, Kiri Nichols

November 19, 2015

  • Recruiting women in the software industry, Angela Bortolussi
  • machine learning with python: sklearn, Kiri Nichols
  • Recurse Center Review, Caroline Liu
  • Python Implementations, Snakes all the way down, Holly Becker

September 10, 2015

Python Modules Exploration

Interested Pythonistas will present on Python Modules of interest. For inspiration, see the effbot archives:

Module presenters:

  • Larissa Feng - subprocess and/vs os.system
  • Lewis Nicolle - Kivy
  • Christie Wilson - itertools
  • Brett Cannon - importlib

July 9, 2015

Open Source Project Exploration

Interested pythonistas in the group will give an overview and brief code exploration of open source projects we may be interested in contributing to:

  • Christie - cpython
  • Holly - Anki, Django, maybe more!
  • Rebecca - Possibly a presentation on a project, definitely some open source project advice from the Systers community.