EuroPython talk by: Francisco Fernández Castaño https://ep2014.europython.eu/en/schedule/sessions/70/ The talk was classified as novice and so it was – very basic graph database ideas. Castaño started by presenting the general idea of graph databases and showing some use cases. One of the most known use cases – social media data, friends-of-friends. Then […]Read more "Graph Databases, a little connected tour"
EuroPython talk by: Heiko Strathmann, herrstrathmann.de https://ep2014.europython.eu/en/schedule/sessions/103/ Strathmann presented the Shogun toolbox. Shogun is a Machine Learning toolbox which implement most of the common supervised and unsupervised algorithms. Shogun is implemented in C++ and interacts with Python as well as with Java, Ruby, Matlab, Lau, etc. Shogun is meant to run on single machine […]Read more "The Shogun Machine Learning Toolbox"
EuroPython talk I gave today. Joint work with N.M. Talk is here – https://ep2014.europython.eu/en/schedule/sessions/18/ Slides and code – https://github.com/nivm/learningchessRead more "Learning Chess from Data"
EuroPython talk by: Peter Hoffmann, @peterhoffmann https://ep2014.europython.eu/en/schedule/sessions/47/ A talk by Peter Hoffmann from Blue Yonder which is one of the sponsors of the conference. Another very good talk by an experienced speaker. However the name is kind of misleading. Yes – logstash and elasticsearch were mentioned however to main concept of the talk was really logging […]Read more "Log everything with logstash and elasticsearch"
EuroPython talk by: Matt Makai, @mattmakai https://ep2014.europython.eu/en/schedule/sessions/41/ I expected this talk to be full with buzzwords and it was… but in a good sense. Makai is the builder of Full Stack Python site as such he spoke about what you need from the moment you have an idea to a python web app until you deploy including all […]Read more "Full Stack Python"
A\B Testing – No need to say that A\B is a very hot buzz word in the industry. A\B tests were used long ago in psychology but today there are much more accessible and easy to set. The following series of posts (one is still not publish) describe 5 simple guide lines for A\B testing. http://sl8r000.github.io/ab_testing_statistics/ […]Read more "5 interesting things (18/7/2014)"
Are we going back? In the past week I have bumped into two github repositories such as awesome-python and awesome-sysadmin. Both repositories do a great job and compose and interesting list \ index of relevant tools. However, this made me feel that we are going back. Those indices reminded me the pre-search-engines days or shell […]Read more "Awesome *"