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The official Jupyter Conference
August 22-23, 2017: Training
August 23-25, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Carol Willing

Carol Willing
Research Software Engineer, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Website | @WillingCarol

Carol Willing is a research software engineer at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo working full-time on Project Jupyter, a Python Software Foundation fellow and former director, a Jupyter Steering Council member, a geek in residence at FabLab San Diego, where she teaches wearable electronics and software development, and an independent developer of open hardware and software. She co-organizes PyLadies San Diego and San Diego Python, contributes to open source community projects, including OpenHatch, CPython, Jupyter, and’s open source projects, and is an active member of the MIT Enterprise Forum in San Diego. She enjoys sharing her passion for electronics, software, problem solving, and the arts. Previously, Carol worked in software engineering management, product and project management, sales, and the nonprofit sector. She holds an MS in management with an emphasis on applied economics and high-tech marketing from MIT and a BSE in electrical engineering from Duke University.


9:00am–12:30pm Wednesday, August 23, 2017
JupyterHub deployments
Location: Concourse E Level: Intermediate
Min Ragan-Kelley (Simula Research Laboratory), Carol Willing (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Yuvi Panda (Data Science Education Program (UC Berkeley)), Ryan Lovett (Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley)
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JupyterHub, a multiuser server for Jupyter notebooks, enables you to offer a notebook server to everyone in a group—which is particularly useful when teaching a course, as students no longer need to install software on their laptops. Min Ragan-Kelley, Carol Willing, Yuvi Panda, and Ryan Lovett get you started deploying and customizing JupyterHub for your needs. Read more.
11:55am–12:35pm Thursday, August 24, 2017
Location: Murray Hill Level: Beginner
Carol Willing (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
Music engages and delights. Carol Willing explains how to explore and teach the basics of interactive computing and data science by combining music with Jupyter notebooks, using music21, a tool for computer-aided musicology, and Magenta, a TensorFlow project for making music with machine learning, to create collaborative narratives and publishing materials for teaching and learning. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, August 24, 2017
Core architecture
Location: Beekman/Sutton North Level: Intermediate
Min Ragan-Kelley (Simula Research Laboratory), Carol Willing (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
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JupyterHub is a multiuser server for Jupyter notebooks. Min Ragan-Kelley and Carol Willing discuss exciting recent additions and future plans for the project, including the ability to share notebooks with students and collaborators. Read more.