(K) Jay Miller


Enhancing Civics Data with Elasticsearch, pandas and Eland(Feb 2021)

Many cities in the United States provide data as a part of the oversight initiatives and federal compliance. However, datasets often present information in incomplete or hard-to-compare formats.

This talk will break down how to compile data from the San Diego Police Department into pandas dataframes and use geopandas, eland, and Elasticsearch to enrich the data with approximate GeoPoints so that it can be visualized in Kibana or a public plotting platform.

Reinvent the Wheel (But Add Spikes to It)(Feb, 2020)

In my quest to grow as a python developer I learned a lot from reinventing the wheel. While I don't think you should use your wheel prototypes in production, I do think that a lot can be learned from reinventing the wheel.

How I turned a podcast into a business with Python (and some Other Tools we won't talk about)(North Bay Python - Nov, 2019)

I started podcasting in 2014 with the idea that I could use is to become more productive. That idea grew into a business where I help other people in tech do the same thing.