Speaking

Some recent talks and tutorials I’ve delivered at various events:

Word Embeddings for Natural Language Processing in Python (slides)
April 2017 – talk at PyCon Italy, Florence
An introduction to word embeddings (word2vec), the main linguistic intuitions behind them and how to use them in Python.

Introduction to Natural Language Processing in Python (code)
April 2017 – tutorial at PyCon Italy, Florence
A 4h tutorial on NLP basics to explore text data and machine learning (classification) applied to text.

Building Data Pipelines in Python (slides)
March 2017 – talk at QCon London
A discussion on data engineering good practices and some suggestions on how to build robust data pipelines.

Natural Language Processing with Python (code)
November 2016 – tutorial at PyCon Ireland, Dublin
A 2h tutorial on NLP basics to explore text data.

Introduction to Natural Language Processing in Python (slidesvideo)
September 2016 – talk at London Python meet-up
A very gentle introduction to the field of Natural Language Processing, a discussion on natural language and why it is difficult to understand, and an overview on the Python ecosystem for text analytics.

Natural Language Processing with Python (slidescode)
September 2016 – tutorial at PyCon UK, Cardiff
A 4h tutorial delivered with Miguel Martinez on NLP basics to explore text data and machine learning (classification) applied to text.

Mastering Social Media Mining with Python (slides)
August 2016 – talk at PyData London monthly meet-up
Introducing my book on data mining for social media to the PyData audience

Building Data Pipelines in Python (slides – video)
May 2016 – talk at PyData London Conference
A discussion on data engineering good practices and some suggestions on how to build robust data pipelines.

Starting Your Career in Data Science (slides)
May 2016 – talk at career event hosted by UCL, London
A discussion on career opportunities and how to make a move into industry to an audience of PhD students and post-doc researchers.

Building Data Pipelines in Python (slides)
April 2016 – talk at PyCon Italy, Florence
A discussion on data engineering good practices and some suggestions on how to build robust data pipelines.