Amanda Casari recently gave a remote presentation (via Zoom) at Cleveland PyLadies on the topic of Feature Engineering for count and text data. Since she graciously offered a copy of her book to give away at the meetup, I wanted to put together a fancy little Twilio app to allow livestream viewers to enter. I … Continue reading Django-twilio to the Rescue
One of the highlights of getting involved in the Python community has been the enthusiasm and sheer joy in the room at gatherings. While I was looking forward to PyOhio, a free conference held in Columbus last week, I did not know what to expect. Would the talks be over my head? How crowded or … Continue reading PyOhio 2018
Public tech meetups are my new social outlet while I recover from prolonged ankle injury and balance several heavy workloads.
Activation energy in action. Because committing to one sentence can lead to a full-blown productive session.
After sending off connect requests to the two instructors of the Machine Learning A-Z course, Hadelin de Ponteves was the first to accept. Shortly after reading this notification, another notification appeared. He had endorsed me for 4 skills: Data Analysis, Python, R, and SQL! The other instructor, Kirill Eremenko, accepted my connect request soon thereafter. … Continue reading Encouragement and Engagement in Online Learning Communities