<div dir="ltr"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"><h2 style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:1.75em;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68);line-height:1.5em;letter-spacing:-0.05em"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px">Thursday, February 25, 2016 Meeting</span></h2><p style="margin:0px 0px 1em;padding:0px;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"> </p><p style="margin:0px 0px 1em;padding:0px;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></span></p><h3 style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:1.25em;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68);line-height:1.5em">Topic:<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px">Beginners: Use the Stock Market to Learn Python</span></h3><p style="margin:0px 0px 1em;padding:0px;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></span></p><h3 style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:1.25em;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68);line-height:1.5em">Speaker: Dan Bikle<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></span></span></h3><p style="margin:0px 0px 1em;padding:0px;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><br style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></span></p><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><h3 id="meetings" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:1.25em;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68);line-height:1.5em">Abstract:</h3></div></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px">This presentation introduces Python to Students. We learn a little about the topics listed below:</div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><ul style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px 0px 0px 2em;padding:0px"><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Plain Python</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">NumPy</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Pandas</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">scikit-learn</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">matplot lib</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Heroku</li></ul><font color="#000000" face="Arial, FreeSans, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><br></span></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px">We build a simple application which completes these tasks once a day:</div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"><ul style="margin:0px 0px 0px 2em;padding:0px"><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Acquire Stock Market Prices</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Create Features from Prices</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Visualize Features</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Train Logistic Regression Model (1987-2014)</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Predict 2015 and 2016</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Visualize Accuracy and Effectiveness of Predictions</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em">Serve the Visualizations from Heroku.com</li></ul></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px">The software behind this application is served from github:</div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"><a href="https://github.com/danbikle/pyspy" target="_blank" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;outline:none;text-decoration:none;color:rgb(66,117,151);border-bottom-width:0.1em;border-bottom-style:solid;border-bottom-color:rgb(204,204,204)">https://github.com/danbikle/pyspy</a></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"><a href="https://github.com/danbikle/herokuspy" target="_blank" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;outline:none;text-decoration:none;color:rgb(66,117,151);border-bottom-width:0.1em;border-bottom-style:solid;border-bottom-color:rgb(204,204,204)">https://github.com/danbikle/herokuspy</a></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px">This presentation is served from<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"> </span><a href="http://www.syntax.us/" target="_blank" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;outline:none;text-decoration:none;color:rgb(66,117,151);border-bottom-width:0.1em;border-bottom-style:solid;border-bottom-color:rgb(204,204,204)">www.syntax.us</a>:<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"> </span><a href="http://www.syntax.us/posts/python_preso" target="_blank" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;outline:none;text-decoration:none;color:rgb(66,117,151);border-bottom-width:0.1em;border-bottom-style:solid;border-bottom-color:rgb(204,204,204)">http://www.syntax.us/posts/python_preso</a></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px"></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px;margin:0px;padding:0px">Feel free to bring your laptop to follow along with the coding. If you have questions, e-mail Dan: bikle101 at gmail</div></span></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><br style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></span></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><h3 id="meetings" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:1.25em;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68);line-height:1.5em">Speaker:</h3><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px">Dan Bikle is a Data Analysis Programmer</div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><br></div></div></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><span class="" style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></span><span class="" style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></span></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><h3 style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:1.25em;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68);line-height:1.5em">Meetup available to register</h3></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px">BayPiggies has a group on<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"> </span></span><a href="http://meetup.com/" target="_blank" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;outline:none;text-decoration:none;color:rgb(66,117,151);border-bottom-width:0.1em;border-bottom-style:solid;border-bottom-color:rgb(204,204,204)">meetup.com</a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px">:<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"> </span></span><a href="http://www.meetup.com/BAyPIGgies/" target="_blank" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;outline:none;text-decoration:none;color:rgb(66,117,151);border-bottom-width:0.1em;border-bottom-style:solid;border-bottom-color:rgb(204,204,204)">http://www.meetup.com/BAyPIGgies/</a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px">.</span></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px">Please RSVP at</span>:<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"> </span></span><a href="http://www.meetup.com/BAyPIGgies/events/228208164/" target="_blank" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;outline:none;text-decoration:none;color:rgb(66,117,151);border-bottom-width:0.1em;border-bottom-style:solid;border-bottom-color:rgb(204,204,204)">http://www.meetup.com/BAyPIGgies/events/228208164/</a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px">.</span></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px">The more people that RSVP, the more newcomers will be interested in attending (no one likes being the first one at a party). Thanks!</span></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><span class="" style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><br style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></span></div><h3 id="meetings" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:1.25em;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68);line-height:1.5em">Meeting Schedule:</h3><ul style="margin:0px 0px 0px 2em;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em"><span class="" style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span class="" style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><b>7:00 pm</b></span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"> </span>Networking (note we are starting 30 minutes earlier than the January meeting)</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em"><span class="" style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span class="" style="margin:0px;padding:0px">7:30 pm</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"> </span>Presentation</li><li style="margin:0px 0px 0.25em;padding:0px;line-height:1.5em"><span class="" style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><span class="" style="margin:0px;padding:0px">9:00 pm</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px"> </span>Event ends</li><br style="margin:0px;padding:0px"></ul><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px"><h3 style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:1.25em;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68);line-height:1.5em">Location:                 LinkedIn</h3><p style="margin:0px 0px 1em;padding:0px">2025 Stierlin Ct., Mountain View, CA (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=2025+Stierlin+Ct.%2C+Mountain+View%2C+CA%2C+us" target="_blank" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;outline:none;text-decoration:none;color:rgb(66,117,151);border-bottom-width:0.1em;border-bottom-style:solid;border-bottom-color:rgb(204,204,204)">map</a>)</p><h3 style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:1.25em;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68);line-height:1.5em">Meeting Room:       Unite (On the second floor)</h3><div><br></div><div>As always, everyone is welcome and there is no fee to attend. See <a href="http://baypiggies.net">http://baypiggies.net</a> for more about the BayPiggies (Bay Area Python Interest Group).</div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:12.8px;line-height:19.2px">For questions about this month's meeting, contact Jeff Fischer (<a href="mailto:jeffrey.fischer@gmail.com">jeffrey.fischer@gmail.com</a>).</span><br></div></div></div></div>