[Chicago] February Meeting

Tim Ottinger tottinge at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 16:53:40 CET 2009

James Snyder wrote:
> I could talk about a couple of different areas, depending on level of interest:
> - multiprocessing module that is present in 2.6 & 3.0 (and backported to 2.5).  It allows for pretty simple and easy dividing of work into multiple processes.
> - NumPy, SciPy and matplotlib in general, recent developments or some interesting modules that depend on these.  I could take this in a few directions depending on how many people are familiar with these tools and at what level.
> - Controlling and getting data from Arduino (microcontroller) using Python and Firmata. I could do a couple things here, but It'd probably involve visualizing data collected from sensors in real time (maybe an accelerometer) and/or controlling some servos.
> Any interest in those?
I think I'd be interested in *any* of those, but a module review of 
multiprocessing is the most practical and getting an acellerometer demo 
with data collection/plotting/etc would be coolest.

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