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Working with an IDE: Python/Jupyter Notebooks, RStudio, Spark and R Shiny App

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Our presenter, Thomas, will provide a visual journey through the power of using Notebooks, Object Stores, a Shiny Application that leverages R-Studio/R-Lang and Spark. The details of how all work in collaboration with each other to provide insights into power usage throughout the 5 boroughs of New York, as an example. (Data provided by BlocPower.)


This talk is targeted at more of an intermediate level, but advanced data scientists are welcome as we can go as as deep as they like.

What to bring:

Nothing special required.

About our Speaker:

Thomas Liakos has been an Open Source Systems Engineer for 11 years and he has 8 years of experience in Cloud and hybrid environments. Prior to IBM Thomas was at Gem.co: Sr. Systems Architect. and CrowdStrike: DevOps / Systems Engineer – Cloud Operations. Thomas has expertise in Spark, Python, Systems and Configuration Management, Architecture, Data Warehousing, and Data Engineering.

About our Co-Sponsors:

IBM will provide food and drink for this event.

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 support your company’s growth
  • Networking – events in the tech industry happen constantly in our campuses, ranging from popular Meetups to multi-day international conferences

To learn more about Galvanize, visit galvanize.com.


February 8
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


44 Tehama Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 US