Can you Read This? (Or: how I Improved Text Readability on the Web for the Visually Impaired)
Asya Frumkin
Algorithms, Computer Vision, Neural Networks / Deep Learning

I will explain my approach of detecting texts on top of an image background that are unreadable to people with visual impairment. I will explain the challenges I. encountered when using different OCR architectures for this task and talk about the solution I came up with.

Come as you are: Transitioning from Science to Data Science
Dr. Hannah Bohle
Career & Freelancing

Come as you are: Transitioning from Science to Data Science. How to find your first job in industry after leaving academia.

Forget Mono vs. Multi-Repo - Building Centralized Git Workflows with Python
David Melamed
Cloud, Coding / Code-Review, DevOps, Security

No need to reinvent the CI/CD wheel for every service - learn how to build centralized git workflows for all your repos in Python.

On Blocks, Copies and Views: updating pandas' internals
Joris Van den Bossche
APIs, Data Structures

As a pandas user, did you ever run into the SettingWithCopyWarning? Quite likely, and this is one of the more confusing aspects of pandas. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Check my proposal to simplify this aspect of pandas

Securing Django Applications
Gajendra Deshpande
Best Practice, Django, Security

In this talk, we will focus on two aspects. First, performing penetration testing on Django web applications to identify vulnerabilities and scanning for OWASP Top 10 risks. Second, strategies and configuration settings for making the source code and Django applications secure.