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Lorena Barba interviewed at O'Reilly JupyterCon 2017

At the inaugural JupyterCon, August 2017 in NYC, Paco Nathan interviewed Lorena Barba about her adoption of Jupyter for teaching and learning.

Highlights How I got started using Jupyter for teaching: I met Fernando Perez at a workshop, where he gave a talk about IPython notebooks, and immediately I knew I wanted to use this in my classes. I have used them in my classes ever since. First, in my Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD Python) at Boston... Continue »

Tutorial for high-school students at GW

photo of Naty in front of screen

PhD student Natalia Clementi and Prof. Barba taught a 3-hour tutorial for high-school students for the Caminos Al Futuro program of the GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute. It was a hands-on tutorial titled "Data Science for a Better World," and it guided the students through the basics of using Python with data. The students, who had never... Continue »