PyDataMCR

Episode 5 - Data in Dating Ft. Ian Forrester

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By Joseph Allen
A Podcast focusing on all things data in Manchester(UK). Hosted by the organisers of the Manchester PyData chapter.
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Episode 5 - Data in Dating Ft. Ian Forrester
Today we talk about data in dating(I am sure there is an obvious pun there). Are you aware of the white label sites that share your data? How can a dating sights interests align with yours if it’s in their interests to keep you single? We talk with self-professed dating expert Ian Forrester to find out more. Ian Forrester is a well known character on the digital scene in the UK and Europe. Living in Manchester, UK, he works for the BBC's R&D Future Experiences team. He specialises in open innovation and new disruptive opportunities; by creating tangible value with open engagement and collaborations with start-ups, universities and early adopters. His achievements recently were noticed by the Inclusive board, landing him in the top 100 diverse leaders in the UK. Previously a founder of the dataportability.org group, social geek events, including London Geekdinners, BarCampLondon, London Hackday, Edinburgh TV Un-Festival and Over the Air. Show Notes https://clickclickclick.click - spooky tracking website Match Group profits - https://tcrn.ch/2ZksBTI Dataclysm - https://amzn.to/2wVk9hG HDI - https://bbc.in/2MExaqA Jeni Tennison - https://twitter.com/jenit?lang=en
43:48
June 25, 2019
Episode 4 - Data Science in Production Ft. Leanne Fitzpatrick
 Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 4 , today we are talking with Leanne Fitzpatrick, Head of Data at Hello Soda. Leanne is a Passionate data leader with experience developing, implementing and growing a data analytics and data science function within (what was) a start up business, and is an advocate of getting data science straight into production. We gave some fan service by talking about american football for our american audience, and some beer chat for our Manchester audience too!  Show Notes  Docker - https://www.docker.com/ Jupyter - https://jupyter.org/ Anaconda - https://www.anaconda.com/ Martin Fowler on refactoring - https://www.martinfowler.com/books/refactoring.html Lime - R package - https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/lime/vignettes/Understanding_lime.html Airflow - https://airflow.apache.org/ Git lfs - https://git-lfs.github.com/ Kubernetes - https://kubernetes.io/ Go cd - https://www.gocd.org/ Hypotheses - https://hypothesis.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ Brewery recommendations Zilker Brewery Hops & Grain Blue Owl Lazarus Jester King Special mention to cool, welcoming bars: Latchkey, Hi Hat Edited by Jack Ridley
39:56
May 25, 2019
Episode 3 - Forecasting FT. Kayle Haynes
Description Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 3 , today we are talking about forecasting with Kaylea Haynes, data science team leader at Peak here in Manchester. Kaylea is involved in RLadies Manchester and has a great presence in the data community here in Manchester and seems to have the impressive skill of being everywhere at once. Show Notes ARIMA Python -  bit.ly/2Z6VMKB ARIMA R - bit.ly/2IpErqs Fb prophet -bit.ly/2X6U9uS Forecasting book - amzn.to/2KsLuBr Croston method - bit.ly/2Ueupuy Ts intermittent - bit.ly/2Z6iMtn Forecast package r - bit.ly/2UfmTzE Tidyverse - bit.ly/2KuX139 Rob Hyndman forecasting book - bit.ly/2v1wq3a Hyndsight blog - bit.ly/2KsT4Mk Nikolaos Kourentzes and One number forecast  -bit.ly/2GgWeyw Hadley wickham - bit.ly/2Z7w2Oo Great women in tech - https://bit.ly/2GeeGH8 Peak - peak.ai/
41:23
April 25, 2019
Episode 2 - Getting a Job in Data Ft. Liam Wilson of Cathcart Associates
  Welcome to PyDataMCR episode 2, today we are talking to Liam Wilson from Cathcart Associates, an independent technology recruitment company. If you’re in Data in Manchester or Edinburgh chances are you already know Liam as one of the organisers of MancML, and also the sponsor of PyDataMCR and PyDataEdinburgh.From what we have seen of Liam, and Cathcart Associates is that they have a better understanding of what data science actually consists of, and give back to the communities they are a part of. We discuss the elusive “trophy data scientist”, as well as some tips for anybody in data and a discussion of expected salaries. Show Notes Cathcart associates - https://www.cathcartassociates.com/ Speakers Form - https://buff.ly/2MZtdJw  Slack link -  https://bit.ly/2v60ieu  
39:49
March 29, 2019
Episode 1 - Geospatial data with Rebecca Davey and David Mulcahy
 PyDataMCR - Episode 1 - Geospatial data with Rebecca Davey and David Mulcahy Welcome to the official PyDataMCR podcast, In this episode we are joined by Rebecca and David from INRIX. We zip through topics including GPS tracking, Hidden Markov Models and open source tools. Show notes: Libraries: Geopandas - http://geopandas.org/ Dockerfile for geopandas - https://hub.docker.com/r/jaspajjr/geopandas Folium - https://python-visualization.github.io/folium/ HMM-learn - https://hmmlearn.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ Valhalla - https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Valhalla Graphhopper - https://www.graphhopper.com/ Openstreetmap - https://www.openstreetmap.org Openstreetmap wiki - https://wiki.openstreetmap.org Mapping Mobility in Stockport - https://bit.ly/2TZFal5 HMM for mapmatching -  https://bit.ly/2Nqb5ZL Tech heroes: Professor Anna Scaife: https://twitter.com/radastrat Cathy O'Neil - https://twitter.com/mathbabedotorg Safiya Noble - https://twitter.com/safiyanoble Tom MacWright - https://macwright.org/ Our Sponsor Cathcart Associates is a technology recruitment company with offices in Leeds and Manchester covering all things tech, but with an experienced team focusing on Data Science in the North West. We’re good at what we do. We understand what our candidates do, and what our clients need, and we really care about making sure you both get what you want. We’ve been sponsoring PyDataMCR since its inception because we’re nice guys and we like pizza. Check out our website to get in touch – cathcartassociates.com Contact Twitter - twitter.com/pydatamcr Slack - bit.ly/2v60ieu  Meetup - meetup.com/PyData-Manchester/
38:23
February 21, 2019
PyDataMCR - Episode 0 - NUMFOCUS with Dr Gina Helfrich
PyDataMCR - Episode 0 - NUMFOCUS with Dr Gina Helfrich Welcome to the official PyDataMCR podcast, In this episode we give an introduction to PyData,NUMFOCUS and some of the organisers. The mission of NumFOCUS is to promote sustainable high-level programming languages, open code development, and reproducible scientific research. We accomplish this mission through our educational programs and events as well as through fiscal sponsorship of open source scientific computing projects. We aim to increase collaboration and communication within the data science and scientific computing community. PyData is an educational program of NumFOCUS, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in the United States. PyData provides a forum for the international community of users and developers of data analysis tools to share ideas and learn from each other. The global PyData network promotes discussion of best practices, new approaches, and emerging technologies for data management, processing, analytics, and visualization. PyData communities approach data science using many languages, including (but not limited to) Python, Julia, and R. Dr Gina Helfrich is the Communications Director and Program Manager for Diversity & Inclusion at NumFOCUS, a non-profit that supports better science through open code. Show notes: Why Women Are Flourishing In R Community But Lagging In Python - https://bit.ly/2EacceY Discover Cookbook - https://bit.ly/2PLJyS5 Numfocus blog - numfocus.org/blog Numfocus donation link/membership - https://bit.ly/2S4JDSH Corporate sponsor - numfocus.org/sponsors Conda-forge - conda-forge.org ropenSci - ropensci.org QuantEcon - quantecon.org OpenJournals - www.theoj.org Astropy -astropy.org Cantera -cantera.org jump built with Julia - juliaopt.org/JuMP.jl/0.17/quickstart.html Schoolbus project - https://bit.ly/2LkfUm0 Google slides transcription - https://bit.ly/2PJSkzE Safia Abdallah - twitter.com/captainsafia Stuff Mom Never Told You episode featuring Gina - stuffmomnevertoldyou.com/podcasts/spill-your-salary-secrets.htm Mesa - github.com/projectmesa/mesa Book recommendation from Bertil and David: https://amzn.to/2QB6HMg Our Sponsor Cathcart Associates is a technology recruitment company with offices in Leeds and Manchester covering all things tech, but with an experienced team focusing on Data Science in the North West. We’re good at what we do. We understand what our candidates do, and what our clients need, and we really care about making sure you both get what you want. We’ve been sponsoring PyDataMCR since its inception because we’re nice guys and we like pizza. Check out our website to get in touch – cathcartassociates.com Contact Twitter - twitter.com/pydatamcr Slack - bit.ly/2v60ieu Meetup - meetup.com/PyData-Manchester/
1:20:54
December 17, 2018
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