Edmonton Python User Group

Some essential reading and research on race and technology

 

Algorithms of Oppression by Dr. Safiya Noble

 

Race After Technology by Ruha Benjamin

 

Technicolor: Race, Technology, and Everyday Life by Alondra Nelson; Race, Rhetoric, and Technology by Dr. Adam J. Banks

 

Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World by Meredith Broussard.

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Events

Python Web Conf 2020
June 17-19

https://2020.pythonwebconf.com/

News

Articles

Python Tip

# don't do this
try:
    do_something()
except UnableToDoSomething as e:
    logger.exception(str(e))

# do this
try:
    do_something()
except UnableToDoSomething:
    logger.exception("Unable to do something")
    
# don't do this
try:
    do_something()
except UnableToDoSomething as e:
    logger.exception("Unable to do something: %s" % e)
    
    
# do this
try:
    do_something(arg=x)
except UnableToDoSomething:
    logger.exception("Unable to do something with arg %s", x)

Logging exceptions

Next Meetup

Possibly July

We are looking for presenters

Message one of
@aaron.yong, @Ashia, @data-get, @dgmouris
on Dev Edmonton Slack

Beginners are more than welcome!
Talks vary in topic, they just have to do with Python in some way. 🐍

Today's Talks!

 An Overview of Machine Learning Hyperparameter Search Frameworks 

Alex

 

Alpha Beta Treesearch in Python

Ryan Chartier

June 2020

By EdmontonPy

June 2020

EdmontonPy met online on May 11, 2020 at 7PM MDT. These are their slides!

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