26 episodes

Talk Python to Me is a weekly podcast hosted by Michael Kennedy.
The show covers a wide array of Python topics as well as many related
topics. Our goal is to bring you the human story behind the Python packages
and frameworks you know and love.

Talk Python To Me Michael Kennedy (@mkennedy)

    • Technology
    • 4.9, 412 Ratings

Talk Python to Me is a weekly podcast hosted by Michael Kennedy.
The show covers a wide array of Python topics as well as many related
topics. Our goal is to bring you the human story behind the Python packages
and frameworks you know and love.

    #266 Refactoring your code, like magic with Sourcery

    #266 Refactoring your code, like magic with Sourcery

    Refactoring your code is a fundamental step on the path to professional and maintainable software. We rarely have the perfect picture of what we need to build when we start writing code and attempts to over plan and overdesign software often lead to analysis paralysis rather than ideal outcomes.

    • 57 min
    #265 Why is Python slow?

    #265 Why is Python slow?

    The debate about whether Python is fast or slow is never-ending. It depends on what you're optimizing for: Server CPU consumption? Developer time? Maintainability? There are many factors. But if we keep our eye on pure computational speed in the Python layer, then yes, Python is slow.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    #264 10 tips every Flask developer should know

    #264 10 tips every Flask developer should know

    Are you a web developer who uses Flask? It has become the most popular Python web framework. Even if you have used it for years, I bet we cover at least one thing that will surprise you and make your Flask code better.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    #263 SEO for developers

    #263 SEO for developers

    As developers and technologists, it's easy to think that powerful and unique ideas will percolate to the top. If we build something amazing, enthusiastic users will find and share our creations.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #262 Build a career in data science

    #262 Build a career in data science

    Has anyone told you that you should get into data science? Have you heard it's a great career? In fact, data scientist is the best job in America according to Glassdoor's 2018 rankings.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    #261 Monitoring and auditing machine learning

    #261 Monitoring and auditing machine learning

    Traditionally, when we have depended upon software to make a decision with real-world implications, that software was deterministic. It had some inputs, a few if statements, and we could point to the exact line of code where the decision was made. And the same inputs lead to the same decisions.

    • 1 hr

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This keeps me engaged doing tasks.

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Excellent content each episode

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Any must-listen podcast for any aspiring Python professional.

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