The weekly podcast about the Python programming language, its ecosystem, and its community. Tune in for engaging, educational, and technical discussions about the broad range of industries, individuals, and applications that rely on Python.
Build Better Machine Learning Models With Confidence By Adding Validation With Deepchecks
Machine learning has the potential to transform industries and revolutionize business capabilities, but only if the models are reliable and robust. Because of the fundamental probabilistic nature of machine learning techniques it can be challenging to test and validate the generated models. The team at Deepchecks understands the widespread need to easily and repeatably check and verify the outputs of machine learning models and the complexity involved in making it a reality. In this episode Shir Chorev and Philip Tannor explain how they are addressing the problem with their open source deepchecks library and how you can start using it today to build trust in your machine learning applications.
Build A Full Stack ML Powered App In An Afternoon With Baseten
Building an ML model is getting easier than ever, but it is still a challenge to get that model in front of the people that you built it for. Baseten is a platform that helps you quickly generate a full stack application powered by your model. You can easily create a web interface and APIs powered by the model you created, or a pre-trained model from their library. In this episode Tuhin Srivastava, co-founder of Basten, explains how the platform empowers data scientists and ML engineers to get their work in production without having to negotiate for help from their application development colleagues.
Skip Straight To The Fun Part Of Your Project With PyScaffold
Starting a new project is always exciting and full of possibility, until you have to set up all of the repetitive boilerplate. Fortunately there are useful project templates that eliminate that drudgery. PyScaffold goes above and beyond simple template repositories, and gives you a toolkit for different application types that are packed with best practices to make your life easier. In this episode Florian Wilhelm shares the story behind PyScaffold, how the templates are designed to reduce friction when getting a new project off the ground, and how you can extend it to suit your needs. Stop wasting time with boring boilerplate and get straight to the fun part with PyScaffold!
Add Configuration Best Practices To Your Application In An Afternoon With Dynaconf
Application configuration is a deceptively complex problem. Everyone who is building a project that gets used more than once will end up needing to add configuration to control aspects of behavior or manage connections to other systems and services. At first glance it seems simple, but can quickly become unwieldy. Bruno Rocha created Dynaconf in an effort to provide a simple interface with powerful capabilities for managing settings across environments with a set of strong opinions. In this episode he shares the story behind the project, how its design allows for adapting to various applications, and how you can start using it today for your own projects.
Take A Tour Of The Hidden Language Of Hardware And How It Powers Your Code
Software is eating the world, but that code has to have hardware to execute the instructions. Most people, and many software engineers, don't have a proper understanding of how that hardware functions. Charles Petzold wrote the book "Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software" to make this a less opaque subject. In this episode he discusses what motivated him to revise that work in the second edition and the additional details that he packed in to explore the functioning of the CPU.
Take Control Of Your Electrical Systems With The Open Source FlexMeasures Energy Management System
The generation, distribution, and consumption of energy is one of the most critical pieces of infrastructure for the modern world. With the rise of renewable energy there is an accompanying need for systems that can respond in real-time to the availability and demand for electricity. FlexMeasures is an open source energy management system that is designed to integrate a variety of inputs intelligently allocate energy resources to reduce waste in your home or grid. In this episode Nicolas Höning explains how the project is implemented, how it is being used in his startup Seita, and how you can try it out for your own energy needs.
As a guest on this podcast, what I liked about Tobias is that he asked questions that required thoughtful answers. I found myself contemplating quite a bit before answering. I appreciated that.
Goes Deep in a Good Way
I enjoy some episodes of other Python podcasts, but I enjoy every episode of this podcast. Tobias’ expertise and experience allow for a level of depth that makes his podcast stand out.
Love it, great well informed questions.
At first it was hard to get into the podcasts, now it’s one I look forward too. He asks really good questions. It’s easy to tell Tobus does his homework. The only suggestion I’d give is to pause for an answer between each question. Every question seems to be two distinct questions for the guests. Maybe it is so the guests can speak to what they are most comfortable, but each of the questions are great and would be good on their own. Overall, I would highly recommend to anyone with a technical bent and especially a pythonic one.