2020 Q2 Report of PyCon HK and the local Python community

2020 Q2 Report of PyCon HK and the local Python community

Language: CantoneseDate & Time: 7 November 2020, Saturday 17:15-18:00Speaker:Sammy Fung Sammy is the conference chair of PyCon HK. He is also the president of Open Source Hong Kong, GNOME Asia committee lead and a Mozilla Representative. Website / Blog: https://sammy.hkGitHub: https://github.com/sammyfungTwitter: https://twitter.com/sammyfungLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sammyfung

When technology meets humanity – Sign language recognition translator for Hong Kong hearing impaired community

When technology meets humanity – Sign language recognition translator for Hong Kong hearing impaired community

The idea comes from one of my friend who is having difficulty using zoom and such inequality may affect their work and study performance during these times of coronavirus pandemic, or even the post-pandemic era. My objective is to think of a way to lower the communication gap between the mute and sound community and…

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Building interactive map portal with GeoDjango

Building interactive map portal with GeoDjango

This section demonstrates how to build a interactive and searchable map using GeoDjango, postGIS and leaflet. Language: CantoneseDate & Time: 7 November 2020, Saturday 16:35-17:05Speaker: Ho Wa WongMember of Election Committee, IT Subsector, g0vhk founder, Member of Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Open Data Index GitHub: https://github.com/howawongTwitter: https://twitter.com/howawongLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/howawong/

Apache Heron, the stream processing system, in Cybersecurity with Python

Apache Heron, the stream processing system, in Cybersecurity with Python

Apache Heron is a new competing stream processing system in the market. Originally developed by Twitter and used for tweet analytics, and later open-sourced to Apache Foundation. Combining with a streaming system for ingress and a database for storage, Apache Heron enables the ability of real-time big data analytic. With the native support of Python,…

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Build COVID-19 Chatbot with Python

Build COVID-19 Chatbot with Python

Azure Chatbot is amazing function to let you create intelligence Chatbot systems. This course will tell you how to create Chatbot in Azure with Python , including Luis & QnA Maker , And will let you to create COVID-19 Chatbot in your solution.  Language: CantoneseDate & Time: 7 November 2020, Saturday 15:15-15:45Speaker: Kinfey LoPCIT Kinfey…

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Building REST API endpoint with FastAPI

Building REST API endpoint with FastAPI

FastAPI is becoming a popular library in building REST API endpoint.  The documentation interface and typing conversion makes it much easier and faster to develop and debug when compared to vanilla Flask.  I am going to share some experience in migrating from Flask to FastAPI, as well as integrating authentication and testing with FastAPI. Language:…

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Miniframes: Developing Embedded Graphical User Interfaces using LCDs and Microcontroller via Micropython User

Miniframes: Developing Embedded Graphical User Interfaces using LCDs and Microcontroller via Micropython User

There are many GUI toolkits in the standard python but when it comes to embedded device applications, graphical user interfaces must run on Liquid Crystal Displays(LCDs).In developing GUIs for this systems, one needs to go into a much lower level language paradigm using micropython.This talk will discuss the general techniques on developing GUIs in LCDs…

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Plug into JAX frameworks

Plug into JAX frameworks

JAX is a library similar to NumPy, redesigned by Google for GPUs and TPUs. A wave of new ML frameworks, based on JAX, are looking for a chance to become an alternative to PyTorch and TensorFlow. In this session, I try out three JAX frameworks (Objax, Flax, and Elegy), showing the steps to solve Kaggle’s…

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https://live.pycon.my: What I have learned in building a production website that serves PyCon APAC 2020 within 4 days

https://live.pycon.my: What I have learned in building a production website that serves PyCon APAC 2020 within 4 days

This is a sharing session on how the speaker had built a production backend for the website that served PyCon APAC 2020 within 4 days. During these 4 days, the speaker had to plan the structure of webapp that interacted with both front-end and back-end, together with a middle-ware that used to check the validity…

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Real Time Monitoring for Machine Learning in Production

Real Time Monitoring for Machine Learning in Production

Real Time Monitoring for Machine Learning in Production “As the number of production machine learning use-cases increase, we find ourselves facing new and bigger challenges where more is at stake. Because of this, it’s critical to identify the key areas to focus our efforts, so we can ensure our machine learning pipelines are reliable and…

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