Category Archives: Finance

How to bet on the bubble?

30 March 2011

(Note: this is merely the ramblings of a startup founder and should not be treated investment advice of any kind whatsoever. Caveat lector.) Apparently, we’re in another tech bubble. I was wondering the other day how Color Labs were going to spend the $41 million they recently raised, and the only things I could think […]

London Financial Python Users’ Group

16 February 2010

I clearly need to post more stuff here so that it doesn’t just turn into a blog announcing the LFPUG’s meetings :-) However, in the meantime, here are the details of the next one: it’ll be on 11 March 2010, and is hosted this time by Man Investments Ltd at Sugar Quay, Lower Thames Street, […]

Next London Financial Python Users Group meeting

28 January 2010

The next meeting of the London Financial Python Users Group will be on Feb 3, 2010 at 7pm, and is being kindly hosted by KBC Financial Products at their offices: 111 Old Broad Street, EC2N 1FP (just opposite Tower 42). All are welcome, but for security reasons you need to register in advance; just drop […]

A website for LFPUG

7 December 2009

Didrik Pinte has put together a web page on the Python.org Wiki for the London Financial Python Users Group. Only a little content so far, but it will grow… if you’re doing financial work in Python in London, do come along to the next meeting — it will be 7pm next Monday (14 December) at […]

London Financial Python Users Group

11 November 2009

Last night, I went to the inaugural meeting of the London Financial Python Users Group. It was a small gathering (as you’d expect for a new group), just four of us, but a very interesting one. Didrik Pinte gave a presentation of an interesting new library called pandas, a useful layer on top of existing […]