The Iowa Python Users Group

Next Meeting

Tuesday, October 03, 2017
6pm - 8pm
The Forge (map)
Tom Augspurger
Pillar Technology

Please RSVP here if you plan to attend

Our Presenter

Tom is a data scientist and software developer for Anaconda Inc.

The Topic

Scikit-Learn is the go-to library for machine learning in Python. We’ll do hands-on introductory tutorial for scikit-learn. Attendees should clone the materials from

git clone

And setup an environment with the required materials. I would recommend installing miniconda and running conda env create from within the repo. Fetch the data with


And check your environment with

jupyter notebook check_env.ipynb

Our Location

The Forge is located at 1420 Locust above Magnolia Wine Kitchen, and across from the Sculpture Park. Enter through the door on the parking lot side of the building, next to Magnolia Wine Kitchen’s outdoor patio. Once inside head up the stairs. Street parking on Locust is free after 6pm.

Our Sponsors

Pillar Technology

We work with a variety of clients primarily in the Des Moines, Ann Arbor and Columbus regions. We are excited to help the growth of Software Craftsmanship in the Des Moines area. If you would like to join us in disrupting various industries and solving complex business problems, please contact us.

Thanks to Pillar for providing pizza and drinks!!!