[Chicago] Introduce Yourself

Daniel Fehrenbach dnfehrenbach at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 04:46:47 CEST 2012

Hi everyone,

My name is Dan, I currently work as a data analyst with CNT Energy,
the energy efficiency arm of the Center for Neighborhood Technology a
non-profit sustainability research institution in Wicker Park. I use
Python for our internal data mangling and transformation wherever
possible, and I've built some small internal web apps using Bottle and
Flask. I was introduced to Python while getting a library science
degree (from the same Dr. Chuck mentioned earlier in the thread
actually) and really appreciate the clarity that I can usually count
of Python code to provide, especially when trying to explain something
to my coworkers, none of whom are programmers. I guess I'm not too bad
at what I do but need to see bigger projects before I know how slow
I'm actually moving, I'd really love to get more experience with
Pandas and Numpy/Scipy next.

I've been to one ChiPy meeting and really enjoyed it, and have managed
to miss all the subsequent ones, much to my chagrin.


On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 8:18 PM, Malcolm Newsome
<malcolm.newsome at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey All,
> My name is Malcolm.  When I was a kid, I always said I wanted to be a
> computer programmer.  It wasn't until last year (I'm no longer a kid ;-) )
> that I really decided to really pursue it.  I went to the library and picked
> up Python Programming: An Intro to Computer Science by John Zelle and, from
> there, fell in love with Python (and programming in general).
> I went to a few ChiPy meetings last year before getting scooper-dooper busy
> with a startup I was working on.  I'm currently employed as a Junior Dev
> with a startup based in DC (working remotely) where we work with Django and
> Flask.
> I hope to rise out of my state of "lurkage" and make it to some meetings
> again soon!
> Malcolm Newsome
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