Santiago Paiva

Santiago Paiva

I am a Research Assistant and Software Developer at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) working on NeuroImaging cyber-infrastructure for open science. Previously, I worked at startups Busbud, Frank + Oak, and Sharethebus. I aspire to build things that inspire and drive change in the complex universe we live in. I am an autodidact, TED enthusiast, Singularity University follower, fanatic of global languages and culture; obsessed with nature, and the transformative power of information.

Montreal 2017 sessions

Introduction to Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

English session - Beginner

Data never sleeps, so this talk will provide you strong foundations on libraries, frameworks, and utilities to build pipelines, analyze data, and help you make better predictions. We will start by looking at Python libraries (Pandas, Numpy, Theanos) and then we will integrate them with powerful APIs (Google Webmaster Tools, Google Adwords, and Google Analytics). Then, we will
shift our focus to e-Commerce and Data Warehousing applications.

Introduction to Data Visualization

English session - Beginner

Data is meaningless if not delivered properly. This talk will introduce you to the dazzling world of Data Visualization for web. We will look at three JavaScript libraries: HighCharts, D3, and Google Visualization. We will explore common applications, and how to integrate them in analytics dashboards and reports. Finally, we will show how to use the React framework with these libraries to render graphics automatically.

Montreal 2016 sessions

Montreal 2014 sessions