Session List

Session List2019-10-02T20:07:53+00:00

Making Faces: Image Reduction and Recognition

Presented by: Steve Crow

A 350px by 300px image contains 105,000 individual pixels. Comparing each pixel to tell whether or not two images are the same is not efficient. What if we could reduce the number of features, while still maintaining patterns and trends? What if we could perform this recognition by only comparing 25...

Tags: Big Data, Other, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Python, the world beyond scripting

Presented by: Charles Yost

Python is a wonderful language for writing simple scripts. But have you ever wondered how to go to the next level? What does it take to create a library, a desktop application, or a web application in Python? How does documentation, testing, packaging, and deployment work? What are all these crazy...

Tags: PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Intro to Machine Learning on the cheap and without a PhD in math: Overview

Presented by: Jim Wilson

Machine learning has traditionally required a command of advanced mathematics, years of university training, and expensive hardware to implement. Now with better open source tools and online resources it’s easier than ever to create your own robust neural networks. Be it image recognition,...

Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Other, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Intro to Hacking with the Raspberry Pi

Presented by: Sarah Withee

You've heard lots of hype about the Raspberry Pi, the credit-card sized computer available for under $40. This (updated) talk will introduce some of the Pi's features, explore some sample projects you can create, and show you how to write code to control hardware through it's IO pins. After this...

Tags: Hardware, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Impress Your Boss with Interactive Visualizations

Presented by: Tim Garvin

We all have little troves of data lying around, begging to be analyzed. In this session, we’ll talk about how to visualize your data to tell the story you want. Whether you’re trying to decide what support ticket to work on next, convincing your team it’s safe to let you rewrite a module, or...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Speed, security and simplicity: Creating Container Images with Cloud Native Buildpacks

Presented by: Daniel Mikusa

Buildpacks are a pluggable, modular, language-agnostic tool that takes application source code and in turn give you an OCI (Open Container Initiative) image which you can run using Docker, Kubernetes or your OCI Runtime of choice. ...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Java, Javascript, Ruby/Rails, Python, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Well.. that's ONNX-pected

Presented by: Ron Dagdag

The world of machine learning frameworks is complex. What if we can use the lightest framework for inferencing on edge devices? That’s the idea behind ONNX format. Attend this session and find out how to train models using the framework of your choice, save or convert models into ONNX, and deploy...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Big Data, Javascript, Other, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate