[Chicago] [ANN] Best Ever Meeting this Thurs

Greg Baugues greg at tablexi.com
Thu Jan 8 23:38:27 CET 2015

Just want to confirm that, despite the weather, you're still going to have
the Best Ever Meeting tonight.

On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 5:50 PM, Brian Ray <brianhray at gmail.com> wrote:

> Overall, those who took the mentorship program surveys gave an average of
> 9/10 stars. There will be a Starbucks gift card for one of those who were
> picked presented during the meeting.
> This month's topics are talks from those who participated in this program.
> There will be a prize for the best presentation. The line up is below. This
> will be a very great meeting. Perhaps... our best ever. Seriously folks,
> don't miss this one. RSVP now...
> RSVP http://www.chipy.org/
> and/or http://www.meetup.com/_ChiPy_/
> Thank you very much for Braintree for sponsoring the food at meeting.
> Thanks SPACE by Doejo for hosting.
> Next Meeting
> *When:* Jan. 8, 2015, 7 p.m.
> *Where:* SPACE by Doejo
> 444 N. Wabash, 5th Floor Chicago IL
> Talks from Mentorship Program
>    - *Python Mentors Lightning Talk – Chris & Rahul*
>    (0:07:00 Minutes)
>    By: Chris Foresman
>    Chris and Rahul would be talking about making RESTful API with Python.
>    Chris was an Associate Writer at Ars Technica and is currently a Senior
>    Systems Engineer at Vokal. Rahul is pursuing his MS in Computer Science at
>    Illinois Institute of Technology. Chris is @foresmac on Twitter and Rahul
>    can be reached at https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahul013k
>    - *Example app using Flask and pg8000 (Postgres) on Heroku*
>    (0:07:00 Minutes)
>    By: Tanya Schlusser
>    We walk through the architecture, development process, and a few
>    gotchas of deploying a web application on Heroku using their free
>    Postgresql instance, and the Python libraries 'flask' and 'pg8000'
>    - *MM - Japhy/Sebastian - Mining and charting*
>    (0:07:00 Minutes)
>    By: Japhy Bartlett
>    We'll go over how to set up a daemon for mining public data using
>    tornado, then loading that data into some web based charts.
>    - *ChiPy Mentorship 7-Minute Retrospective*
>    (0:07:00 Minutes)
>    By: Paul Ebreo
>    Tom Yarrish and Paul Ebreo will talk about their experience of the 12
>    week mentorship program. They will talk about what went well and what went
>    not-so well. They will share what they learned and give tips and tricks for
>    a successful mentor/mentee relationship. Paul is very passionate about
>    programming, software testing, open hardware and teaching and Tom is a
>    Digital Forensic Analyst and teaches at Loyola University.
>    - *Python Data Science 101 - how mentoring helped me get from raw data
>    to SKLearn by Ben Reid*
>    (0:07:00 Minutes)
>    By: Ben Reid
>    Ben will be talking about his experience getting started with Python
>    Data Science using pandas and sci-kit learn, with Don's assistance, via the
>    Chipy mentoring pilot program. Don is an Independent Technology Consultant,
>    iPhone Developer and Software Architect and currently consulting with
>    clients using Hadoop. Ben is a Senior Business Development Manager at
>    Orbitz Worldwide and is a self taught programmer. Don is @dondrake on
>    Twitter and Ben can be reached at https://www.linkedin.com/in/reidbenj
>    - *Being A Mentee In The ChiPy Mentorship*
>    By: Zachary Kerr
>    Mentors can be incredibly valuable in helping understand software. I
>    want to share some of the insights I have learned from my mentorship. I
>    believe there are important lessons to be learned from mentors that can
>    make programming a much better experience.
> --
> Brian Ray
> @brianray
> (773) 669-7717
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