[CentralOH] [COhPy] April 2018 Monthly Meeting
damiencalloway at gmail.com
Tue May 8 18:43:36 EDT 2018
PyOh April 2018
35+ people came - lots of newcomers
Don’t forget PyOhio! T-shirts are $35, but otherwise the conference is free
for the 11th year in a row. July 28-29 2018 @ the Ohio Union on OSU campus
Deadline for talks is May 15th
May 21st is the date for the next meeting- so that way, we avoid conflict
with Memorial Day
Numworks just launched - open source graphing calculator with MicroPython.
Guy Royse presented Machine Learning for Fun - and gave away a bunch of
IANADS - I am not a data scientist
Big Foot is quite popular lately
? the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization
? Tim Renner data.world - esoteric source of user submitted data. Has a
database of Big Foot sightings, and UFO sightings, etc.
The presence of data itself is information
Imputation and Aggregation - using the Big Foot data, then preparing it for
Only meaningful with time-series data.
Forecasting, predicting the future from historical data on Big Foot
Nexosis demo - free version caps at 10MB of data
Nexosis has built-in templates for this
? Elk ? Elm -> C# -> Python for Machine Learning
Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence
There is a very strong correlation of Big Foot sightings and the time the
X-Files aired on television. A spike in the 70s matches up to the Six
Million Dollar Man TV show.
Impact Analysis, comparing what should have happened, versus what actually
? postman - Perl that doesn’t suck
Classification, what is this ?
Bigfoot Classinator - uses natural language processing to classify a free
form text description of a Big Foot sighting
>From the Bigfoot Field Research Organization :
A - I saw Big Foot
B - I saw evidence of Big Foot
C - Someone else told me they saw Big Foot
Code snippet was Python on AWS Lambda using the Nexios restful API (three
cheers for JSON !)
Code is at Guyroyse/Bigfoot-classinator @ github
Go to Nexosis.com for a free api key
Follow Guy on Twitter @guyroyse
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