Archives of #Numpy

High Performance Book almost ready for Early Release preview

Our first few chapters of High Performance Python are nearly ready for the Early Release on O’Reilly’s platform, we’ll be releasing: Understanding Performance Python (an overview of the virtual machine and modern PC hardware) Profiling Python Code (for CPU and RAM profiling, lots of options) Pure Python (generators, the guts of dicts and the like) […]

Kinect depth maps and Python

I had the opportunity to play with a Kinect over the weekend, I wanted to test out depth mapping using the built in infra red cameras. Using a structured light approach is different to the stereopsis approach I was looking at with Kyran recently. Using the open source drivers for Ubuntu I quickly got the […]

High Performance Python 1 from PyCon 2012 (slides, video, src)

This is the follow-on for my PyCon 2012 notes from the end post. I gave a 3.5 hour tutorial on High Performance Python 1, below I link to the slides, the video and the source code. UPDATE2 From October 2014 I’ll be training on High Performance Python and Data Science in London using Python – […]

StartupChile, PyCon, StrongSteam

As ever with a startup – there’s always too much to do and the game is all about juggling burning balls whilst figuring out which shouldn’t be dropped. We’re rather busy here. Yesterday Emily and I finished the paperwork for our first reimbursement round at StartupChile. This is the part of the process that gets […]

High Performance Python tutorial v0.2 (from EuroPython 2011)

My updated High Performance Python tutorial is now available as a 55 page PDF. The goal is to take you on several journeys which show you different ways of making Python code run much faster (up to 75* on the CPU, faster with a GPU). UPDATE As of October 2014 I’ll be teaching High Performance […]