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We are the Silicon Valley-San Francisco Bay Area Python Interest Group. No membership is required and beginners are welcome!

Thursday, February 25, 2016 Meeting


Topic: Beginners: Use the Stock Market to Learn Python

Speaker: Dan Bikle


This presentation introduces Python to Students. We learn a little about the topics listed below:
  • Plain Python
  • NumPy
  • Pandas
  • scikit-learn
  • matplot lib
  • Heroku
We build a simple application which completes these tasks once a day:
  • Acquire Stock Market Prices
  • Create Features from Prices
  • Visualize Features
  • Train Logistic Regression Model (1987-2014)
  • Predict 2015 and 2016
  • Visualize Accuracy and Effectiveness of Predictions
  • Serve the Visualizations from
The software behind this application is served from github:
This presentation is served from
Feel free to bring your laptop to follow along with the coding. If you have questions, e-mail Dan: bikle101 at gmail


Dan Bikle is a Data Analysis Programmer

Meetup available to register

BayPiggies has a group on l:
The more people that RSVP, the more newcomers will be interested in attending (no one likes being the first one at a party). Thanks!

Meeting Schedule:

  • 7:00 pm Networking
  • 7:30 pm Presentation
  • 9:00 pm Event ends

Location:                 LinkedIn

2025 Stierlin Ct., Mountain View, CA (map)

Meeting Room:       Unite (On the second floor)



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Special note to presenters using a Mac:

If you will be giving a presentation using a Mac, please bring your own Mac to VGA adapter. LinkedIn does not provide these and this is the one accessory which Mac users sometimes forget to bring.
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