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Applied Parallel Computing (PyCon 2013 Tutorial) slides and code

Minesh B. Amin (MBASciences) and I (Mor Consulting Ltd) taught Applied Parallel Computing over 3 hours at PyCon 2013. PyCon this year was a heck of a lot of fun, I did the fun run (mentioned below), received one of the free 2500 RaspberryPis that were given away, met an awful lot of interesting people […]

Applied Parallel Computing at PyCon 2013 (March)

Minesh B. Amin (MBA Sciences) and I (Mor Consulting) are teaching Applied Parallel Computing at PyCon in San Jose in just over a month, here’s an outline of the tutorial. The conference is sold out but there’s still tickets for the tutorials (note that they’re selling quickly too). Typically a recording of the tutorial is […]

Map/Reduce (Disco) on millions of tweets

Whilst working on data sciencey problems for AdaptiveLab I’m becoming more involved in simple visualisations for proof-of-concepts for clients. This ties in nicely with my PyCon Parallel Computing tutorial with Minesh. I’ve been prototyping a Disco map/reduce tutorial (part 2 for PyCon) using tweets collected during the life of SocialTies during 2011-2012. Using 11,645,331 tweets […]

Data mining/AI/robots/hackerspace meet-up this Thursday

This Thursday at 7pm our StrongSteam will run a friendly pub meet around: Data mining Artificial Intelligence (AI) Robots Hackerspaces The goal is to bring people together from StartupChile and the local community who are interested in the above subjects. The meeting is just a pub meetup, if there’s demand then I’ll organise speakers for […]

Printable local data sheet for visitors?

Here’s a simple idea to help visitors to a new area.  Maybe it’s been done before and someone can leave a comment about it? The problem – when you visit a place you don’t know you have no idea what you need to see, where to get a map, which pubs and cafes are nice, […]