The Research Engineering team has two talk series:
- Lunchtime Tech Talks, which take place most
WednesdaysTuesdays over lunch (12:30 start).
- Data Science Skills sessions, which take place at 10:00 on Thursdays.
If you are in the Turing, please feel free to drop by: we gather by our desks just beforehand.
Lunchtime Tech Talk schedule
If nothing is indicated, then some of us will be doing some fun hacking anyway.
|Month||Date||Speaker||Topic (if known)|
|11||Radka||notes from StanCon|
|18||Nick||Some things I learned in Australia|
|25||Angus + Nick||AIrsenal|
|2||James G||Normality (I am confused!)|
|9||Evelina||Writing a web app the functional way|
|30||Louise||Championing reproducibility (practise for SpotOn conference)|
|6||James G||The Y combinator|
Data Science Skills schedule
|03/05/18||Giovanni||Crash course on Spark|
|10/05/18||Oliver||The Kokkos Parallelization Framework|
|17/05/18||Angus||Bayesian Cross Validation|
|31/05/18||Nick||Frequentist statistics in particle physics|
|07/06/18||Evelina||Hands on: Introduction to functional programming with F#|
Requests for tech talks
The following topics have been requested or suggestted! If you would like to lead a discussion on any of these, please let James Geddes know.
- Everyone’s project
- Upcoming projects
- Python programming in the large
- Cox/Hawkes processes
- Changepoint detections
- Unity (3D)
- Category theory
- Functional reactive programming
- What happened to Smalltalk?