[SciPy-User] [ANN] For SF Bay Area residents: a discussion with Guido at the Berkeley Py4Science seminar

Darren Dale dsdale24@gmail....
Fri Nov 6 11:34:34 CST 2009

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Neil Martinsen-Burrell
<nmb@wartburg.edu> wrote:
> On 2009-11-06 06:18 , Fernando Perez wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 11:28 AM, Fernando Perez<fperez.net@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> if you reside in the San Francisco Bay Area, you may be interested in
>>> a meeting we'll be having tomorrow November 4 (2-4 pm), as part of our
>>> regular py4science meeting series.  Guido van Rossum, the creator of
>>> the Python language, will visit for a session where we will first do a
>>> very rapid overview of a number of scientific projects that use Python
>>> (in a lightning talk format) and then we will have an open discussion
>>> with Guido with hopefully interesting questions going in both
>>> directions.  The meeting is open to all, bring your questions!
>> Video of the event:
>> http://www.archive.org/details/ucb_py4science_2009_11_04_Guido_van_Rossum
>> Slides: http://fperez.org/py4science/2009_guido_ucb/index.html
>> A few blog posts about it:
>> - Guido: http://neopythonic.blogspot.com/2009/11/python-in-scientific-world.html
>> - Jarrod: http://jarrodmillman.blogspot.com/2009/11/visit-from-guido-van-rossum.html
>> - Matthew: http://nipyworld.blogspot.com/2009/11/guido-van-rossum-talks-about-python-3.html
>> - Me: http://fdoperez.blogspot.com/2009/11/guido-van-rossum-at-uc-berkeleys.html
>> Attendance was excellent (standing room only, and I saw some people
>> leave because it was too full). Many thanks to all the presenters!
>  From the silent majority who lurk here, many thanks to you Fernando for
> setting this up (and for IPython).

Yes, thank you Fernando. If you are at liberty to comment further on
discussions concerning parallel computing and the GIL, I would be very
interested to hear about it.


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