Category Archives: Python
Data Community DC and District Data Labs are excited to be offering a Building Data Apps with Python workshop on April 19th, 2014. Python is one of the most popular programming languages for data analysis. Therefore, it is important to have a basic … Continue reading
Introduction Data science isn’t all statistical modeling, machine learning, and data frames. Eventually, your hard work pays off and you need to give back the data and the results of your analysis; those blinding insights that you and your team … Continue reading
A Tutorial for Deploying a Django Application that Uses Numpy and Scipy to Google Compute Engine Using Apache2 and modwsgi
by Sean Patrick Murphy Introduction This longer-than-initially planned article walks one through the process of deploying a non-standard Django application on a virtual instance provisioned not from Amazon Web Services but from Google Compute Engine. This means we will be … Continue reading
For July’s meetup, Data Science MD was honored to have Jonathan Street of NIH and Brian Godsey of RedOwl Analytics come discuss using Python and R for data analysis.
Python has been one of the premier general scripting languages, and a major web development language. Numerical and data analysis and scientific programming developed through the packages Numpy and Scipy, which, along with the visualization package Matplotlib formed the basis … Continue reading
Yesterday, Peter Corbett of iStrategyLabs posted a data set of 65,000 tweets and facebook statuses with the hashtag #dctech and challenged the community to visualize it.
In the past few months Data Community DC (DC2) has brought together a series of great speakers for its visualization program DVDC, and now people are asking for more depth. We have begun including interactive elements in our traditional lecture style … Continue reading
On May 8, we kicked off the transformation of R Users DC to Statistical Programming DC (SPDC) with a meetup at iStrategyLabs in Dupont Circle. The meetup, titled “Stepping up to big data with R and Python,” was an … Continue reading
We are excited to have a guest post discussing a new tool that is freely available for the Python community. Welcome, Jeremiah Lowin, the Chief Scientist of the Lowin Data Company, to the growing pool of Data Community DC bloggers. … Continue reading
We are excited to announce the first in a new series of posts and a brand new initiative: Data Community DC Videos! We are going to film and publish online videos (and separate audio, resources permitting) as many talks from … Continue reading