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Seattle Data Science: Pretending to be Human – A Web Scraping Event (4.4)

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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The evening is presented by Miles Erickson, Data Science Instructor


Miles is a Data Science Instructor in the Galvanize Data Science Immersive program. Before joining Galvanize, Miles worked as a systems/network engineering consultant and taught college-level classes in IT infrastructure and security. Miles has contributed to the development of well-known industry certification exams for server engineers. Miles is a graduate of the University of Washington and is a co-organizer of the local Python community in Seattle.


Agenda


6:30p – 7:00p – Check-in, Refreshments, & Networking
7:00p – 7:45p – Featured Presentation



  • Anatomy of a Web Site

  • Using HTML Tags and CSS Selectors for Data Mining

  • Creating a Zombie Browser

  • Introduction to Selenium

  • You and What Army?

  • The Power of Proxies and Parallel Computing

  • The Spiders of Morrow County

  • Scraping via Amazon Web Services


7:45p – 8:00p – Data Science Graduate Lightning Talks


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About our Sponsor:


Galvanize is the premiere dynamic learning community for technology. With campuses located in booming technology sectors throughout the country, Galvanize provides a community for each the following:


Education – part-time and full-time training in web development, data science, and data engineering


Workspace – whether you’re a freelancer, startup, or established business, we provide beautiful spaces with a community dedicated to supporting your company’s growth


Networking – events in the tech industry happen constantly at our campuses, ranging from popular Meetups to multi-day international conferences


To learn more about Galvanize, visit galvanize.com.


If you have specific questions regarding our educational opportunities please reach out to our Admissions Advisor, Lauren Lark at lauren.lark@galvanize.com.

Details

Date:
April 4
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue

Galvanize Seattle
111 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Organizer

Galvanize Seattle