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We are the Silicon Valley-San Francisco Bay Area Python Interest Group. No membership is required, and beginners are welcome!

Next Meeting:  Aug 28, 2014 @ LinkedIn, Mtn. View


Main Presentation


Speaker: Change She and Andy Hayden


Topic: Pandas



"pandas is used by many people to make their lives easier when analyzing data. This talk is centered around how the overarching goal of user productivity has driven the balance of API development and performance optimization. We will cover some pandas basics. We'll talk about pandas performance. And we'll discuss data structures and algorithms. Along the way, we'll cover best practices and tools useful for developing open source projects."

Chang She is the CTO/co-founder of DataPad. A pythonista and recovering financial quant, Chang was a core contributor to pandas prior to co-founding DataPad. Chang is passionate about creating better data tools to make knowledge workers more productive.

Andy Hayden is a core contributor to pandas and holds the dubious accolade of having answered the most pandas-related questions on Stack Overflow. Andy is an analyst and software engineer from the UK, turned Data Scientist in CA, and is enthusiastic about making data tools easy.

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Meeting Schedule

The meeting begins @ 7:30PM.

The main presentation will start @ 7:40 PM, after the usual announcements.

LinkedIn Corporation

2025 Stierlin Ct (aka Bldg 3).

Mountain View, CA 94043

Meeting Room: Unite conference room (subject to change monthly)


Special note to ALL presenters:

Special note to presenters using a Mac:
If you will be giving a presentation using a Mac, please bring your own Mac->VGA adapter. LinkedIn does not provide these and this is the one accessory which Mac users forget to bring.

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