July 2017 meetup

Tue 06 June 2017 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: machine learning hardware

Date: July 6, 7 to 9pm
Venue: Zendesk, 401 Commonwealth Drive Haw Par Technocentre, #07-01 (map)
Signup: meetup page.


7pm: Meet & Greet While everyone arrives, we have the chance to chat and mingle, Zendesk is kindly sponsoring snacks and soft-drinks.

7:30pm: Talk #1: Deep Learning with Python in Finance by Ben Ball

Abstract: Python is becoming the de facto standard for many machine learning applications. We have been using Python with deep learning and other ML techniques, with a focus in prediction and exploitation in transactional markets. I am presenting one of our implementations (A dueling double DQN - a class of Reinforcement Learning algorithm) in Python using TensorFlow, along with information and background around the class of deep learning algorithm, and the application to financial markets we have employed. Attendees will learn how to implement a DQN using Tensorflow, and how to design a system for deep learning for solving a wide range of problems. The code will be available on github for attendees.

Bio: Ben is a believer in making a career out of what you love. He is inspired by the joining of excellent technology and research and likes building software that is easy to use, but does amazing things. His work has spanned 15 years, with a dual focus in AI Software Engineering and Algorithmic Trading. He is currently working as the CTO of http://prediction-machines.com

8pm: Talk #2: Introduction to MicroPython - Mighty Python Running on Tiny Embedded Boards by Ovidiu Hossu

Abstract: Coming soon! Hardware-hackers listen up! Ovidiu will give an introduction to MicroPython and bring a few of his boards to run some real-world demos.

Big thanks to Zendesk for hosting us once again and Engineers.SG for recording the event!


July meetup attendees

March 2017 meetup

Wed 15 March 2017 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: analytics

The next PUGS meetup is planned for March 29, from 7 to 9pm at the new Pivotal office (140 Robinson Rd, Singapore 068907, #16-00, map). (Note: Please have an ID with you for building security check).

RSVP at the meetup page (and please unRSVP if you can't make it ...

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Notification of PUGS AGM 2016

Sun 09 October 2016 by Ivan

Category: meetings

Dear PUGS members,

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, October 25 from 7 to 9pm at Red Hat Singapore office (8 Shenton Way, 10-01 AXA Tower, Singapore 068811, map)


  • Presentation of Financial Accounts
  • PyCon-APAC 2017 in Kuala Lumpur
  • Activities for 2017
  • Open discussion

Please join ...

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July 2016 meetup

Wed 07 September 2016 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: dev-practice



Hear no evil, see no evil, patch no evil: Or, how to monkey-patch safely.

By Graham Dumpleton


Python is a dynamic programming language and has a strong tradition of adhering to a programming style called duck-typing. This means that it is possible to easily modify an application ...

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Thank You for Attending PyCon SG 2016

Thu 07 July 2016 by Ivan

Category: conference Tagged: pyconsg

PyConSG 2016 attendees

The organizing committee would like to thank everyone for coming to PyCon Singapore 2016. This year we had over 250 participants! This conference is only possible because of your interest! Here are some photos of the conference. And if you’ve missed a talk in a parallel session, you may ...

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May 2016 meetups

Tue 24 May 2016 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: cloud devops

PyData meetup happened on May 10. The topic was "Using Luigi and Scikit-Learn to create a Machine Learning Pipeline which trains a model and predict through a Rest API" by Atreya Biswas (meetup page, video).

PUGS meeting is on May 25th at Carousell, 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent, #03-14 Singapore 139951 ...

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Nov 2015 meetup

Fri 20 November 2015 by Ivan

Category: meetings

Next user meeting will be held on the 27th of November from 7pm to 9pm at the PayPal office (5 Temasek Blvd, Suntec Tower Five, Level 7, 038985, map). RSVP at the meetup page.


  • Introduce the new PUGS committee members and a word of appreciation for the old exco ...
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Notification of PUGS AGM 2015

Sun 18 October 2015 by Michael

Category: meetings

Dear PUGS members,

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting on the 28th October 2015. You are cordially invited to take part in our elections or to volunteer for a spot on the committee!

Date/time: 28th October 2015 19:00
Venue: Paypal Office 5 Temasek Blvd, Suntec Tower ...

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Feb 2015 meetup

Sat 17 January 2015 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: webdev devops

Next regular user meeting is scheduled for February 26 at 7pm at PayPal Singapore (UPDATE: at Millenia Office), 1 Temasek Avenue, Millenia Tower, #14-01. Our friendly hosts have graciously offered to provide pizzas and drinks!


  • Kokhong Cheng - virtualenv in the enterprise environment (video).

  • Martijn Faassen - MorePath and React.
    Update ...

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Sep 2014 meetup

Mon 08 September 2014 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: webdev


An irregular user meeting was held on September 4th, 7:30-9pm at HSG as usual.

Björn talked about Reusable Django Apps among other things (slides).

Thanks to PayPal for pizza and beers. Hopefully this irregularity will become part of our regular user meetings...

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Feb 2014 meetup

Mon 27 January 2014 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: webdev

Next user meeting will be held on February 19th, 7:30-9pm at the hackerspace.sg.

We'll have Martijn Faassen presenting on MorePath micro web framework.

"Morepath is an Python WSGI microframework. It uses routing, but the routing is to models. Morepath is model-driven and flexible, which makes it expressive ...

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