<aside> ℹ️ URL: https://www.meetup.com/PyLadiesDublin/events/281523439 Location: Online When: Tue Nov 16 2021 (18:30-19:30)

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Main event

TALK 1: "Using Python to bring a physical game to the Internet" by Jeffrey Roe

(15 mins) The talk will outline how a LED game got Jeffrey's living room onto the internet for all to play it. The project mixture Raspberry Pi, Arduino, LED display array and an IoT smart plug all in one. The game uses remote.tv to allow the player to remotely control all the buttons of this fun arcade-style LED game. The game has the user trying to kill all the red dots in order to stay alive and not see hot pink.


Jeffrey is a software/hardware engineer, working on public transport systems. In his spare time, he likes to make fun projects. On the team of festival makers for Dublin Maker, co-founder of Tog Hackerspace and Council member of Engineers Ireland 👉 https://twitter.com/Jeffrey_Roe

TALK 2: "Scaling Data Science with Dask" by Pavithra Eswaramoorthy

(30 mins) With the growing significance of big data for data science and machine learning, scaling data work is more important than ever.

In this talk, you'll learn to scale your workflow to larger datasets and larger models, while staying in the comfort of the PyData ecosystem (NumPy, pandas, scikit-learn, Jupyter notebooks), using Dask.

Dask is an open source library for parallel computing in Python. It provides a complete framework for distributed computing and makes it easy for data professionals to scale their workflows quickly. Dask is used in a wide range of domains from finance and retail to academia and life sciences. It is also leveraged internally by numerous special-purpose tools like XGBoost, RAPIDS, PyTorch, Prefect, Airflow, and more.

After attending, you'll know: